Thomas Gordon Van Horn 1955 ~ 2010 Thomas Gordon Van Horn past away on July 29, 2010 surrounded by his family and friends. He was born on Feburary 21, 1955 to Gordan Thomas Van Horn and Katherine (Clothakis) Van Horn, who preceded him in death. He was raised in the Sandy and Midvale area. He attended Hillcrest High School. He married Robyn Day on August 13, 1974. He was a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, uncle, grandfather and friend. He worked for State Street truck Stop for the last 29 years. He loved the outdoors, boating, camping, vacations to Mexico, Lake Powell, and most of all family gatherings, where he was the main cook. He was the heart of the Van Horn family. He is survived in death by his wife, Robyn, Daughter Amber(VanHorn) Brown, son-in-Law Chris Brown, Son Gordan Thomas Van Horn and Granddaughter, Autumn Van Horn. Brothers: George Van Horn (Yvonne), John Van Horn, Anthony Van Horn (Sandra) and Steven Van Horn (Tammy), Foster Spendlove; sisters: Elaine (Van Horn) Calderon and Penelope (Van Horn) Wixom (Scott). 30 nephews and nieces and 23 grand nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be held August 3, 2010 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church 300 South 300 West Salt Lake City, Utah. Viewing at 10:00 am sevices 11:00 a.m. Burial site Midvale City Cemetary 7500 South Frontage Road. Under the direction of Aspen Funeral Services. Thomas will be forever in our hearts. He is missed and loved by his many friends and family.

Published by Deseret News on Aug. 1, 2010.
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We are related, but never got the chance to meet. You were my uncle and I heard a lot of stories. R.I.P and my thoughts are with your family.
Contessa Patereau
August 14, 2010
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.
Terry crawford
August 11, 2010
Tom was a good friend,he was always there for you when you needed him,and always ready to make you laugh. he will be missed always,he will be in our hearts, and our thoughts forever.
rob and sue tripp
August 10, 2010
George Van Horn
August 8, 2010
Warm Summer Sun

Warm summer sun,
Shine kindly here,
Warm southern wind,
Blow softly here.
Green sod above,
Lie light, lie light.
Good night, dear heart,
Good night, good night.

By Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)
The Poetry Foundation
Mildred Senary (Montoya)
August 5, 2010
To my friend Tom, and Robin and the kids
I was very sorry to hear that Tom had passed on. My deepest sympathies go to you and you families.
We will all miss Tom. I just wish I had kept in closer touch with him and you.

Dave McNeilly
Dave Mcneilly
August 4, 2010
Robyn and family.
I just read of Tom's passing, I'm so sorry for your loss. I wish we would never had lost touch with one another, he was a wonderful person. God bless you. Luv Velma McNeilly
Velma McNeilly
August 4, 2010
To all my friends, the Van Horns,

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. I know how much you all loved him, he was a very good man.
Matt Gusta
August 3, 2010
We are sad to lose our good neighbor Tom. He was always kind to our boys and friendly to us. We are sad for the entire Van Horn family who have lost a fun and kind father, brother and friend. Dale and Joan Rond
August 3, 2010
Anthony & VanHorn family, Our thoughts prayers are with you and your family.
Guy & Melissa Peterson
August 3, 2010
To the VanHorn Family
My prayers are with you. I have many memories as a child of Thomas. He will be greatly missed. He was an awesome man!!! Amber, Gordon: Keep your head to the sky you have an Angel with you always!!! Love Amber Tucker
Amber Tucker
August 3, 2010
To the vanhorn family. i am sorry for youre loss. my thoughts are with you
Dale Marchant
August 2, 2010
To my friend Tom I will miss you you have always been good to me and my familey I always had fun talking to you and visting you at your work rest in peace my friend,your friend Tom Rivetti
Tom Rivetti
August 2, 2010
Our deepest sympathy to the family, may his lasting memories help ease your loss.
Doug & Kathy Lloyd
August 2, 2010
My heart and prayers go out to you, Robyn, Amber and Gordon, May you find peace knowing he is in Peace! Love you guys!!
Rest in Peace Uncle Tom!
Tracy Woffinden
August 2, 2010
We will miss Thomas very much. He had a true zest for life. The thing about Tom we will remember the most is his love his family.
Ed and Becky Kaltenback
August 2, 2010
We were just youngsters when we fell in love. Thomas has been in my heart and soul ever since. You will be missed by me every moment of every day. You have always been the best man a wife could ever want. God be with you. I love you. Robyn (lil bob)
August 2, 2010
My brother Tom, WOW...First off I'd like to say I've never lived a day without you, school, were always there. I had a great life as baby brother to thomas. We always had great times & dad that would put up with us and are fun. You can't imagine how much I will miss seeing you. Love always, Your brother Zedvo
John VanHorn
August 2, 2010
So sorry for your loss. Tom is A Great guy, and although I haven"t seen him for >25 years- he has never been forgotten
Diane Ainsworth Christensen
August 2, 2010
Penelope, and all your brothers....I have been searching for your numbers for a couple months now and I was so sorry to find u this way. my heart goes out to you and all your family. I think about your family and all the great times we used to have often. Tommy was such a great kid and grew up to be a greater man. My love and sympathy to each and everyone of you.
Sherry Searle
August 2, 2010
I just received the news that Tom passed away. I am so sorry to hear that. We went to school together at Hillcrest High. I hope you find peace and can remember all the good times.
Diana Massey Cramer
August 2, 2010
I loved Tommy so much! He is an amazing man. My heart goes out to Robyn, Amber, Gordon, and the whole Van Horn family. I love all of you so much. Remember the good times with Tommy and celebrate the wonderful life he lived. He will forever be missed and we will all see him again. I know he is up there hanging with my dad right now. He is in good hands. Love you all.
Tazia Van Horn
August 2, 2010
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Call and Quayle Families
August 1, 2010
Dylan Van H orn
August 1, 2010
To Anthony and the whole Von Horn family I thought alot of Thomas he
was a real good guy I new him well. Jeff Olsen
Jeff Olsen
August 1, 2010
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.
Steve,Marcie,Jason,Melissa,Mindy Naisbitt
August 1, 2010
Our thoughts are with all of you in this difficult time.
Leon & DeAnn Kelsey
August 1, 2010
Tony & Laura Kelsey
August 1, 2010
He was the Best baseball coach ever for me and my cousins<< He was definetly #1 in my world! He was like a father to me when i most needed it, he helped me get into my first car as well as taking me on the best adventures i have ever had. I will greatly miss all of our trips to Lake powell cliff diving, I will never forget you thank you foreverything you have done for me to make me a better man i love you with everything in me!!! Your loving nephew Jeramy Vanhorn...
Jeramy Vanhorn
August 1, 2010
My uncle Tommy was absoloutly the glue that held our family together< He will be forever in my heart!! im going to miss all of our fun family outings< boating, camping sitting around the fire listening to him and his brothers jamming out on their guitars. Uncle Tommy you will be in my thoughts everyday, tell grandma i love and miss her as i do you... Your loving neice Christena Vanhorn
Cristena Vanhorn
August 1, 2010
Tom was just a good friend what else can you say..
.Rest in Peace Tom - I'm already missing you

Everett G.Amador
Everett Amador
August 1, 2010
Amber and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Please let us know if you need anything. Even just a bbq or someone to talk to you. You know that we are always here for you guys. We love you. You all are in our thoughts.

Matt and Teresa Young
Teresa Young
August 1, 2010
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