Updated: 9/30/20


Thomas William Rotella of Pulaski, TN passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at STRHS of Pulaski. He was born in Orlando, FL on January 7, 1991 and was 29 years old.

He worked as a correctional officer in Hickman County where he later became employed as a deputy for the Hickman County Sheriff’s Department.  Thomas had quick wit and a great smile and was a very loving person. He enjoyed playing video games with his friends and spending time with his family. He thought of the Hickman County Sheriff’s Department as a part of his own family.

Visitation will be on Saturday, October 3rd from 12:00pm until 2:00pm at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory with a funeral service to follow at 2:00pm in the chapel.

Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.

He is survived by his,

Wife, Bethany Butler of Pulaski

Daughter, Cecilia Rotella of Chicago, IL

Step-children, Jasper Butler and Isabelle Melton of Pulaski

Father, William (Debra) Rotella, Jr. of Florida

Mother, Deanna Marie (Ron) Meda of Shelbyville

Sisters, Melissa (Nate) Woodling of Tennessee

                Nicole Rosa of Florida

                Alexandria Meda of California

                Sabrina (Sean) Spain of Virginia

Brothers, Alec Meda, Christian Meda, and Joshua Meda all of Shelbyville.

Nephew, Jacob Woodling of Tennessee

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements for Thomas William Rotella.