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Thomas Francis Thackeray

April 5, 1977 ~ April 23, 2018 (age 41)

Thomas Francis Thackeray, a man known for quick wit, engaging conversations, fierce loyalty to family, friends and his faith in God, returned to his heavenly home on Monday April 23, 2018 due to a severe stroke following an ongoing battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. He was born on April 5, 1977 (41).

Tom graduated from Etna Union High School in Etna, California, class of 1995. He continued his education at Utah State University earning degrees in Agricultural Business/ Business. He served a faithful mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Detroit, Michigan from 1996-1998. Tom was sealed to Annie Jorgensen in the Bountiful LDS temple on September 23, 2000. They are the parents of four beautiful children, McKenzie, (15), Tyler, (12), Tanner (11), and Allie (7).

Thomas worked for Ensign Ranches for over 20 years. He and his family lived on the ranch and embraced everything the lifestyle had to offer. Tom had a passion for horses and was able to share that with his children, leaving them with a lifelong appreciation of what he loved.

He will be deeply missed by his wife and children. Thomas and Annie’s determined efforts to overcome his illness are a living witness of their love and dedication to God and their family. The impact of their combined efforts cannot not be measured and does not end with Thomas’s passing. Those who knew Tom were left laughing and strengthened by his humor and easy conversation.

Thomas is survived by his wife Annie and children- Mckenzie, Tyler, Tanner, Allie, his parents- Samuel R. and JoAnne Francis Thackeray, his siblings- Todd Thackeray (Lorillee), Royal Thackeray, AnnaMarie Whitlock (Boyd), Samuel Thackeray (Jennifer), David Thackeray (Jodi), Joseph Thackeray (Mindee), Emily Watt (Guy), Andrew Thackeray (Tara) and Robert Thackeray (Heidi). Annie’s family- Mike Jorgensen, Elaine Jorgensen, John Jorgensen (Ami), Doug Jorgensen, Jen Jorgensen, Laynie Cannell (Derek) and Katie Nelson (Russ).

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday April 28th, 2018 at the LDS Church located on 1030 South 900 West, Tooele, UT 84074.  There will be a viewing from 9:00 to 10:00 am prior to the services at the same location. Interment will follow at the Croydon Cemetery, Croydon Utah.

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