Thomas James Spidle, 81, of Jacksonville, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. He was born in Akron, Ohio on March 7, 1941 to Charles Franklin Spidle and Lucille Josephine Jordan-Spidle.
Thomas is preceded in death by his wife Jacqueline Jean Neel; son Michael Spidle; and sister Bernice Chapman.
Thomas served in the United States Air Force for 20 years where he was a navigator and pilot. His hobbies were spending time with family, astronomy, building models, trains, and airplanes.
Thomas leaves behind his daughter Deborah (Richard) Abramovitz; daughter Theresa Spidle; daughter Dorothy Spidle; son Stephen Spidle; daughter Michelle Cox; daughter Elizabeth (Jon) Minshall; sister Maryann (Larry) Rouch; 15 grandkids; and 3 great-grandkids.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 6:00pm followed by Rosary at 7:00pm at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 9:30am at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Burial to follow at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock, Arkansas with full Military Honors by the United States Air Force.
In Lieu of flowers, please make donations to www.feedthevetsorg.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 501-982-3400. www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com