Thomas "H.T." O'Rourke, 66, of Daytona Beach, passed away Sunday, February 16 at home of natural causes. Thomas was born in Pittsburgh, PA on March 27, 1947. He was a retired Marine and Master of Martial Arts. Thomas was an original Martial Arts Instructor, along with the late Don Colliar, who taught Martial Arts with the original Fire Dragon's School of Daytona Beach. Survivors include his godson Justin Ivansco, and closest family of friends. He was predeceased by his mother Mildred "Milly". Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Feb. 26, 2014