Born December 28, 1929 in Sumay, Guam, passed away May 18, 2022 in Roseville. Ca at the age of 92 and five months (He would want to be sure we included that). He is reunited with his beloved wife, Dora Anderson, of 68 years who passed away on October 15, 2019. Greatly missed by children, Mary Sims, Beverly Patton and husband Roger, Teresa Rice and husband David. Forever remembered by grandchildren Jennifer Cothran, Sherry Raabe and husband Greg, Gene Patton and wife Colleen, Jenny Wood and husband Dean, Elise Rice Curtis and husband Joe and Meghan Rice. He is preceded in death by grandson Daniel Tomas Sims.
He was very proud to have served in the United States Air Force where he retired after 23 years. He continued with a second career as a government employee for the Department of Defense. Upon his retirement he spent his time helping his son-in-law with his business and taking care of his grandchildren. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, country music and spending time with his family.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 4pm to 8pm at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, CA 95841.Â Services will be held in the East Lawn Mortuary Chapel on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 10am.Â In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in Tomas's honor to the Gary Sinise Foundation. https://www.garysinisefoundation.org/give?gclid=CjwKCAjw4ayUBhA4EiwATWyBrnA67WtVfQa5HCRIJQ7c-ySRxn-P7WXspHA_ihtjdrTsksZvZZW0zhoC-OcQAvD_BwE