Thomas Henry Breedlove, 76 of Ozark, passed away peacefully with his wife lovingly by his side on August 26th, 2023.
In 1964 he enlisted in the United States Army and served his country for over 20 years, retiring as a Seargeant First Class. In 1965 he deployed with the 173rd Airborne Brigade in a Field Artillery unit to the Republic of South Vietnam where he served for a year. While in service to his country, Tom had also built a family with his first wife, Terri. By the time he retired in 1986, he had three sons: Kevin, Brian, and Tommy.
In May of 1989, Tom met the love of his life, Geraldine Evans. Just four short months after meeting, he and Geraldine married on September 21st, 1989. Geri had 5 children when she and Tom met: Kimberly, Tim, Linda, Billy, and Kent. Tom and Geri were married for 34 wonderful years.
Tom is survived by his wife Geraldine Breedlove; his three sons Kevin Breedlove, Brian Breedlove, and Tommy Breedlove (wife Sally Breedlove) and stepchildren Kimberly Turbyeville, Tim Turbyeville, Linda Adams, Billy Turbyeville (wife Tami Turbyeville), and Kent Thomas (wife Bonnie Thomas); Fifteen grandchildren Kelsey Breedlove, Josh Breedlove, Maddox Breedlove, Lillyana Breedlove, Alice Breedlove, Caleb Turbyeville, Clayne Turbyeville, CJ Turbyeville, Christian Turbyeville, Cameron Adams, Tarin Turbyeville, Johnny Coker, Kendra Hahn, Brea Maris, and Kavin Thomas; Seven great-grandchildren Dallas, Rio, Brooklyn Hahn, Harrison Hahn, Carter Maris, Porter Maris, and Hudson Thomas.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, September 1st, 2023, at 1:30 pm at Lohmeyer Funeral Home at 500 E. Walnut St. Springfield, MO, followed by a committal service and burial at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at 5201 S. Southwood Rd. Springfield, MO.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Tom’s memory to Rescue One. https://rescueonespringfield.com/donate/