Thomas R. “Tommy” Thomas II, 32, Iola, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Ogden, Utah.
Tommy was born April 16, 1980, on the New London Connecticut Naval Submarine Base in New London, Conn., the son of MM2/ss Thomas R. Thomas and Georgia Lee Thomas.
Tommy was an over-the-road truck driver, most recently an owner/operator for John Christner Trucking.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Georgia Lee Thomas, and step-grandfather, Richard Lee Andres.
He is survived by his fiancé Audra Tabor; son, Tony Roger Thomas; father, Thomas R. Thomas, and stepmother, Rhonda L. Thomas; sister, Donna Marie (Christopher) Baral; nephew, Donovan; step-grandmother, Marilyn Andres; grandparents, Tom and Mary Lou Thomas; grandmother, Pat Arranowicz; and many uncles, aunts and cousins.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home, Beloit. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home. There will be no burial at this time.
Gifts to the Tommy Thomas Memorial Fund may be sent to Rhonda Thomas, 805 N. Walnut St., Iola, KS 66749. A memorial will be at the LaHarpe City Hall on Saturday at 1 p.m.
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