Thomas Bryan Caswell, 65 year old lifetime resident of Zena, Oklahoma, passed away on December 22, 2020.
Tomy “Burley” was born on May 30, 1955 in Vinita, Oklahoma. He was the oldest child born to Bryan Caswell and Peggy (Keeter) Caswell. Tomy graduated from Grove High School in the class of 1973. Tomy started delivery mail “Route 3 – Jay, OK” with his grandmother Nola Caswell at the age of 16 and then again later in life for his wife during bad weather. He worked along side of his father operating Caswell Construction running bulldozers and various heavy equipment. Tomy was a founding member and former Assistant Chief of the Zena Fire Department (1985-2014), EMT with the Zena First Responders, board member for Aqua Zena Department “Zena Rural Water” and at one time was a board member of the Zena Cemetery. Tomy was united in marriage to the love of his life, Dee Nading on August 2, 1979 in Miami, Oklahoma. Tomy was enjoyed being outside, hunting, fishing, farming and custom baling hay. Tomy was a member of Grove’s First Baptist Church and attended Zena Baptist Church.
Tomy was preceded in death by his father Bryan Caswell. He is survived by his mother, Peggy Caswell, wife Dee Caswell, his sons Barry Caswell, Bobby Crocker (Karen) and William Crocker (Michelle), and daughter Tami Featherston (Lee), his sister Terry Holland (Shane), brother Tim Caswell (Heather)Tom was blessed with fourteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and numerous loving nieces, nephews and other family members.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 3-5 PM, Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove, Oklahoma. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am, Monday, December 28, 2020 at Zena Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations to the Zena Fire Department at PO Box 659, Jay. OK 74346
Zena Fire Department
PO Box 659, Jay OK 74346