Thomas H. Andrews Jr., company president

January 10, 2013

Thomas H. Andrews Jr., 84, president and owner of the now-defunct Thomas H. Andrews Construction in Alexandria for 35 years, died Dec. 28 at Greenspring retirement community in Springfield.

He had Alzheimer’s disease, said his daughter Kathryn Andrews Kogut.

In 1955, Mr. Andrews took over the old Thomas H. Andrews construction company from his father. The company did residential and commercial construction projects in Northern Virginia, particularly in Old Town Alexandria. He retired in 1990.

Thomas Harold Andrews was a native of Burlington, N.C., and a 1953 business administration graduate of George Washington University. He served in the Marine Corps in the late 1940s.

He lived in Alexandria before moving to Greenspring in 2007.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Mary Fields Andrews of Springfield; two daughters, Mary Ellen Andrews-Kulis of Elon, N.C., and Kathryn Andrews Kogut of DeWitt, N.Y.; a brother, John Andrews of Alexandria; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

— Megan McDonough

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