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Thomas F.J. King

September 13, 1944 –
 September 13, 1944


Tommy is now in the hands of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
He left behind his wife Cathleen (Cathy) King after 48 years of marriage. (m. 4-28-1974).   Also, left behind three children:  Christine Cox, Thomas Joseph King ( Laura Ann-wife) William Michael King (Jennifer-wife).  Five grandchildren:  James Raymond Murphy (Kayla Danielle-wife), Jonathan David Murphy (Taylor-wife) Cathleen Rene Murphy, Andrew Michael King and Madison Kathleen King. One great granddaughter Mila Louise Murphy.
He was devoted to his wife for 58 years! He served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam conflict from 1966 through 1967. He retired from Valero Refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas on September 1 ,2006, with the great achievement of keeping his crew safe for 38 years- a remarkable accomplishment.
We will all be together again and until then,  keep playing cards and golf, while keeping up with all the football games!  
We love and miss you!…Your family.
Graveside services, with military honors, will be on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 10:00 am at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211.
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    George and Frances Aboud
    13 Oct 2022

    Dearest Cathy and Family,
    We were very sorry to hear of the passing of your husband Tommy. We know this is not an easy thing for You and other family members and send our deepest sympathy and condolences.
    We Love You. George and Frances Aboud
    737 Lansdown Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-2917, Landline Telephone Number 361-992-8380

    Jason Sewell
    13 Oct 2022

    For over 25 years Tommy and Cathy have been my second family. This loss is hard but I know he is at peace. So thankful for the having the honor knowing you Papa Bear! Love you and miss you

    Don Huffman
    13 Oct 2022

    Expresssing deep gratitude for the US Marine Corps Service of Thomas F J King for our nation. Prayers are ascending to heaven for comfort for his family and many friends in their loss. May he rest in his new “heavenly deployment” with his Savior and preceding loved ones..
    Don Huffman, US Army Vet, Dallas Honor Guard member.

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The Gillilands
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Dear John,

It was such a nice pleasure to meet you, and what you had planned for my father just took my breath away. It was so special to hear you tell us how he would just come over to talk with you. I think it brought him much comfort. Tha you for putting that Air Force article of him on your website. I am going to have a replica made of the painting of his plane to give you.

Thank you again for all you have done to honor our dad.

Love, The Gillilands


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