Thomas "Tom" Brower
Aug 29, 1950 - Sep 8, 2018
Thomas “Tom” Brower, 68 of Gillette passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018, while on a hunting trip. A memorial service will be held from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at his residence, 1891 Wolff Road, Gillette, WY.
Thomas Edward Brower was born on August 29, 1950 in Britton, SD to Stanley Edward and Audrey Marie (Carpenter) Brower. He grew up in North Dakota with his two brothers and one sister. He graduated high school from Montpelier High School in Montpelier, ND. After graduation he joined the National Guard. After his service he attended a technical trade school for two years.
After graduation from trade school Tom started working for Mountain Bell around North Dakota including Bismarck. He transferred to Riverton, WY and in the early 1980’s he moved to Gillette retiring with Mountain Bell. He then started his own business in 1984, Brower’s Custom Cleaning, he was still running his business at the time of his passing.
He was very active in the Riverton and Gillette Jaycees Club.
He loved anything outdoors, hunting, archery, fishing, camping, and gardening. He also enjoyed racing cars and had a 1978 Trans Am which was his favorite car.
Tom is survived by his sons, Andy (Amy) Brower of Monroe, WI, Dan (Melisa) Brower of Gillette, WY, and Rob (Lindsey) Brower of Gillette; daughter, Kristy (Chris) Malone of Virginia Beach, VA; fiancé, Tammy O’Donnell of Gillette and her son, Garry O’Donnell; brother, Rick (Marlene) Brower of Riverton, WY and Jim (Karen) Brower of Grand Forks, ND; sister, Judy Thornsberry of AR; grandchildren, Kira Malone, Caleb Malone, Jake Brower, Jenna Brower, Taylor Brower, Hailey Brower, Kayden Brower, Lekili Brower, and Jacoby Brower; numerous nieces and nephews and several good friends.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Audrey Brower; and aunt and uncle, Gwen and Leonard Neil.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Ronald McDonald House of Denver in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Arrangements under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.