Thomas Donald Bjers

January 23, 1941 - May 7, 2021
Thomas Donald Bjers

Lt. Col. Retired Thomas Donald Bjers, 80, of Williamsburg, went into rest Friday, May 7, 2021.

Thomas is preceded in death by his parents; Donald and Pauline Bjers, sister; Marilyn Brunner, brother; Craig Bjers, son; Michael Bjers, and daughter; Amanda Bjers.

Thomas, a Vietnam veteran, honorably retired after 27 years from the United States Airforce.

After retiring from the Airforce Thomas owned and operated four franchises of the Sylvan Learning Center on the peninsula for 15 plus years. All of which were very successful and he was happy to be a positive influence on so many lives

Thomas enjoyed golfing, traveling, and, most of all, spending time with his family.

He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Theresa Bjers, Sons: John Bjers (Martha), Erik Bjers (Bekka), Sean Bjers (Kimberly), and Stephen Bjers (Clarann), and many grandchildren.

A visitation will be held Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 3:00 pm at Bucktrout of Williamsburg Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188, with a memorial service to follow at 4:00 pm.

Thomas’s final resting place will be at Arlington National Cemetery.




Thursday, May 20, 2021
4:00 PM

Bucktrout Funeral Home - Directions
4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188


Thursday, May 20, 2021
3:00 PM

Bucktrout Funeral Home - Directions
4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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  • May 14, 2021
    Dave Rosenbaum says:
    May Tom's memory be a blessing......Dave Rosenbaum and the Sylvan family

  • May 15, 2021
    Ruth & Larry Brownley, Sr. says:
    Thoughts & prayers for you & family!

  • May 16, 2021
    Tammy Smith says:
    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts ad prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  • May 19, 2021
    Suzanne Beaulieu says:
    So sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed. R.I.P. Tom.