Thomas "Tommy" Richard Backes Sr., 55, of Brighton, passed away Jan. 2, 2013, at his home. He was born Feb. 10, 1957, in Denver, to Bill and Dorothy (Grummon) Harmon. He attended school in Commerce City.
Tommy is survived by his parents, Bill and Dorothy Harmon, of Brighton; siblings Frances Hopkins, of South Dakota, Charles Backes, of Denver, Cindy Andrews and spouse Howard, of Dalhart, Texas, Bonnie Rogers of Brighton, William Harmon and spouse Judi, of Greeley; children, daughter, Brandy K. Miskinis and spouse Steve, of Canada; son, Thomas Backes Jr. and spouse Kimberly, of Littleton; son, Justin Backes Bostick, of Washington; son, Michael Backes, of Washington; and daughter, Nicole Eigenberg and boyfriend David, of Arvada. Tommy had several grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Donna Burk, Diana Backes and brother James Burk.
A memorial service took place Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home in Brighton.
Tabor-Rice Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Tabor Rice Funeral Home
75 S. 13th Ave Brighton, CO 80601
Published in Brighton Standard Blade on Jan. 9, 2013