Thomas Charles Erwin Battey, Jr., born November 25, 1950 in Fort Worth, TX. Died May 24, 2019 in Mesquite, TX. Son of Thomas Battey, Sr and Bonnie Jo Taylor. Survived by wife Rebecca Lynn Denning, son Thomas C. Battey, III, daughter Tamara Denning, four grandchildren, sister Judith Y. Paulos, brothers John L. Battey and D. Eugene Battey. Attended Highland Park High School.  Served in the U.S. Army in Korea and Ft. Belvoir, VA. and worked for many years at Central Courier in Dallas, TX. Private interment at DFW National Cemetery and a celebration of his life planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers please donate to the American Lung Association (ALA, or  National Veterans Foundation (