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Thomas Brady

d. February 7, 2013

Tom was born to Theodore and Eula Busby Brady in Stonewall County, Texas on Oct 31th, 1918. He was one of 9 brothers and sisters. Tom grew up on the family farm doing farm work and lived through the Great Depression. In October 1941 he joined the US Army and proudly served his country from D Day at Normandy through the Battle of the Bulge. Then he helped with the occupation of Germany after WWII ended. In April of 1952, Tom married the love of his life Mary Yvonne Carter. They resided in Hamlin, TX all their lives together. Tom worked various jobs and was good at almost anything he did, but seemed to be a natural at car sales. He was articulate and very personable. The glow of his bright eyes could warm the heart, make the day brighter and put a smile on your face. Tom and Mary traveled together many places, but two of their favorites were at a fishing camp near Zapata, TX in the winter and in and around Ruidoso, NM. in the summer, where they would meet up with friends and enjoy the time together talking, telling stories, playing cards, and fishing. Tom enjoyed hunting and fishing and he fished from banks, boats or marinas. He never went fishing without catching a fish Well maybe He was still actively dove hunting six years ago. Tom also operated his trading post where he loved buying and selling just about anything. He and Mary often entertained their friends and relatives who would come to visit. They loved to talk, tell stories, play cards, read, watch sporting events and go out to eat.

Tom is survived by his wife of 60 years Mary Carter Brady brother, James Brady of
Blue Bell, Utah baby sister Rose Turnbull of Hobbs, NM. many nephews and nieces,
greatnephews and nieces, and greatgreatnephews and nieces.

Tom was one of Americas Greatest Generation and will be missed by the many who knew and loved him.


Hamlin Memorial Cemetery
Hamlin, TX
Hamlin, TX  79520
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