Thomas William Lattimore, Jr., 90, of Higginsville, died May 28th at the Meyer Care Center.
He was born August 20, 1925 in Sullivan, MO to Thomas and Mildred (McDaniel) Lattimore, Sr.
He married Maudie Kendall on Sept. 11, 1947 in Union, MO. They moved to Higginsville in 1969. Tom worked for the USDA soil conservation service for 30 years. He also taught Vocational AG in High School for 5 years. He was a WW II Army Air Force veteran, a member of the VFW Post 1000 in Independence and the American Legion Post 223 in Higginsville.
He is preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Diane Lattimore; a brother, Jerry Dean Lattimore.
He is survived by:
Wife: Maudie of the home
Son: Thomas Michael Lattimore (June) of Good Thunder, MN
2 Grandchildren: Thomas Michael Lattimore, Jr. (Claudia)
Lindsay Ray Jacobs (Joe)
4 Great Grandchildren:
Natalie and Adelina Lattimore and Landon and Ray Jacobs
Funeral Services will be held Thurs. June 2nd at 11:30 am at Grace United Methodist Church, officiated by Pastor Terry Cook.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral
Burial will be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery
Memorials are suggested to Grace United Methodist Church or the Lafayette County Cancer Coalition
Condolences may be emailed to the family at: Kaiser-Wiegers@ctcis.net