Passed away unexpectedly on Thursday Nov. 1, 2012 at age 63, following an auto accident on October 19th.
Survived by his brother Bob (wife Barbara), niece Krista (husband Drew, children Jacob and Jamie), nephew Craig (wife Michele, children Luke, Zachary, and Kyle).
Lived his whole life in Del Rosa, graduating from Pacific HS (class of '67) and SBVC and was a lifetime member of the Del Rosa United Methodist Church.
Worked at Malcolm Smith Motorcycles, Fedco, Luly's Solid Sound, Liers Music, and retired after 30 years in Highway Electrical Maintenance at Caltrans in May 2011.
He liked building and fixing all types of things mechanical and electrical, enjoyed classic rock music, playing guitar, taking photographs, off road motorcycling, camping and riding quads with his friends at Glamis.
He had a green thumb for trees and greenery, and cared for many cats and several dogs during his life.
Tom lived a simple, no frills life, was the nicest guy you could ever come to know, and will be greatly missed.
Graveside services will be held at Mt. View Cemetery, 570 E. Highland Ave. San Bernardino on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.

Published in San Bernardino Sun on Nov. 7, 2012