Carbone, Thomas J. Texas State Game Warden, Thomas J. Carbone, born September 9th, 1952, passed away in the comfort of his home on February 28, 2013. Born and raised in Dallas by Pat and Jean Carbone, Tom attended Bryan Adams High School, graduated Texas A&M University with a degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, and performed graduate work at Stephen F. Austin. A sportsman at heart, Tom was an avid hunter and fisherman throughout his life and took special interest in the management and conservation of natural resources. He owned and operated an independent Exxon station on Mockingbird and Abrams. In 2001 Tom became involved in reforestation projects with Ducks Unlimited and then with the National Park Service to help restore the sea turtle population on Padre Island. At age 50, Tom graduated from the Texas Game Warden Academy and was assigned to serve the Dallas area. He shared his love of nature by helping educate and involve youths in outdoor sporting activities. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He is survived by wife Susan Carbone, children Pasquale and Jillian Carbone, Jo and William Welles, Anthony Carbone, grandson Luca Carbone, sister and brother-in-law Patsy and Chad Woolery and numerous nieces and nephews. Service will be held Tuesday, March 5th at 3pm at Skillman Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Texas Game Warden Association which helps introduce young Texans to the beauty of our land and wildlife (www.texasgamewarden.com/#!donations/cv28) or the
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 3, 2013