Obituary published November 13 2013 in The Mexico Ledger

Thomas H. Coomes Sr., 89, Perry, MO, passed away Nov. 11, 2013 at Audrain Medical Center.
Beloved husband of the late Donna Coomes. Father of Thomas (Nancy) and Steve Coomes and Christine (Ron) Hoelker, dear grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many. Served in the US Marines during WWII, purple heart recipient at the Battle of Tarawa. Retired US Army Corps of Engineers.
Memorial service pending, donations to a charity of choice.