Tom was born and raised in Pocatello where he graduated from Pocatello High school, continuing his education he graduated from Idaho State University. He married Anne Fricke, they had two daughters Markaye and Mindy. He raised them while sharing his love, passion and respect for the outdoors. He loved spending as much time with his daughters as he was able. After Anne passed he married Glenda Walling. Tom will be missed greatly by his family, and his friends. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday July 30th at 11:00 am at Wilkes Funeral Home, Chubbuck Idaho.