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Thomas A. Terbush

February 6, 1947 July 6, 2010
Thomas A. Terbush
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Thomas Arnold Terbush, 63 of Blair, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at his home with his family by his side.
Tom was born to Thomas E. and Hazel E (Blaylock) Terbush on February 6, 1947, in Groom, Texas. He graduated from Monterey High School in May of 1965, and in 1966, joined the United States Air force. While in the service, he reached the rank of E-8 and was a Flight Engineer on C-141 A and B model airplanes. He spent twenty-five years serving his country and during those years, he earned the nickname "Terrible Tom".
Tom married Patricia Jean Morris in 1966 and to this union three children were born: Thomas Eugene, Margaret Eulene, and Lonnie Ray.
After his first wife"s death, he married Patricia Adams in 1985 in Altus. When he retired from the Air force in 1991, they moved to Blair and remained there until his death.
Preceded in death by his grandparents, his father, Thomas E. Terbush, and an infant brother, Lonnie, Tom is survived by his wife of the home in Blair; one daughter, Margaret Terbush of Altus; sons, Thomas Terbush of Corsicana, Texas, and Lonnie Terbush and wife Stacie of Warren, Oklahoma, Douglass Bachlott and wife Rebecca of Rockville, Maryland, Kevin Bachlott and wife Mandi of Weatherford, Oklahoma; eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Tom"s mother, Hazel (Blaylock) Terbush of Altus, Oklahoma, passed away one day after her son"s death.
Graveside Memorial Services will be held 2:00pm, July 10, 2010, at the Hillcrest Cemetery in McLean, Texas, with Stefan Valdez from the Martha Road Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home in Altus, Oklahoma.

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