Tommy Keith Spurgeon was born on January 15, 1938 to William and Laura (Clark) Spurgeon in Deepwater, Missouri. He passed away on January 31, 2023 at St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
Tom attended school at Park Grove, before moving to Kansas City to find work. Tom married Patricia Ann on November 29, 1959. He would go to work for Ford Motor Company in 1961 and become a lifelong member of UAW Local 249, retiring in 1991. After moving back to Lowry City he worked for the city and enjoyed the local people. He lived in many places throughout his life but Deepwater and Lowry City were always home.
Tom enjoyed fishing, hunting and skiing on the Lake of the Ozarks in his younger days. He knew the land along the Osage and Grand River like the back of his hand. In that same area is where many of his life long friends were made and still reside. After his wife Pat had a stroke, he would devote his time to her welfare and keeping up the home.
Tom was preceded in death by his son Thomas Gerald, his parents, five brothers and two sisters.
Tom is survived by his wife Patricia, two sisters, son Robert St. George and wife Nancy and son William Keith Spurgeon. Two granddaughters April Burrows her husband Levi and Stephani Cox her husband Matthew. Three great grandchildren Victoria Burrows, Robert Burrows, Barrett Cox.