Thomas “Tom” Worsley passed away at home in Great Falls on Thursday, January 14, 2021.
Tom was born in Bellingham, WA to Carl and Hazel (Baker) Worsley on May 20, 1933. Tom served his country in the Pacific Islands and Kwajaline in the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He ran transport boats from island to island. After his service, he went to work for Great Northern Building and Bridge. Then on to elevator management (grain buying) for 35 years with many companies. He was with GTA-Harvest States the last 25 years before his retirement in 1995, when he moved to Great Falls, and lived here until his death.
He married Patsy Nelson on July 11, 1953, in White Sulphur Springs by a Justice of the Peace. They got their marriage blessed at St. Mary Margaret in 1959.
Tom did carpentry for 8 years after retiring. He loved working with leather. He did a lot of things to keep busy. Cabinet making, wood working, gardening, fishing, and taking care of his chickens.
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