Graveside services for Tom Mounce will be Thursday, February 10, 2022, at the Sundown Cemetery. He passed into the arms of Jesus on December 17, 2021.
Tom was born June 16, 1943 to Josh Tom and Wilma “Ruby” Lewis Mounce in San Angelo. He enlisted in the Army in October 1964. After serving 18 months in Vietnam as a weapons specialist and 18 months in Germany, Tom returned to Sparta, Illinois where he drove a truck for 8 years.
He moved to Brownfield, Texas and worked for the City of Brownfield Water Department for 18 months before working for 15 years at the Cedar Lake Sodium Sulfate Plant. During this time, he met and married Juanita Jo Gunter on January 14, 1983.
Tom and Jo moved to Sundown in 1995 where Tom went to work for E.D. Walton working with heavy equipment in the oilfield. He retired from Walton in 2010.
Tom and Jo enjoyed traveling to Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Possum Kingdom Lake and Brownwood Lake for fishing.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Jo; his parents; former wife, Barbara Mounce and Becky Mounce Howe.
Tom is survived by brother, Gerald and wife Mary of Dallas; sister, Beatrice Boring; son, John Mounce; daughter, Kathy Mounce Holman; several grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Krestridge Funeral Home. (806) 897-1111