Fortified with the sacraments of the Holy Mother Church, Thomas Patrick Duly passed away on May 18, 2023 at the age of 73. He was the beloved husband of Deborah Duly nee Savarino of Wentzville, Missouri; He is survived by his two daughters, Stephanie (Cameron) Dickerson of Frisco, TX and Shannon (Bart) Hercules of Foristell, MO; brother, Richard F. (Rosemary) Duly, II of Arlington, TX; sister, Eileen Kincade; four grandchildren, Payton Dickerson, Trey Dickerson, Nathan Hercules, Katie Hercules; He is preceded in death by his father, Richard F. Duly, mother, Ella Duly nee Laurent, sisters, Colleen Uthoff and Lorraine Holt, brothers-in-law, Bill Uthoff and Dan Kincade.
Thomas was a member of St. Theodore Parish in Flint Hill, MO. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was a member of the Sea Wolves, which was a recovery and response operation on the Mekong Delta River. Thomas and Deborah were high school sweethearts who were married in Berkley, MO on December 14, 1968 and celebrated 54 years of marriage prior to Thomas's passing. In his spare time, he enjoyed trout fishing at Bennett Spring in Lebanon, MO, traveling, especially to Alaska and Hawaii, and he was an avid sports fan, cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Blues. In his last ten years of retirement he loved traveling with his wife and family. Thomas was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed by many family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Disabled American Vets (dav.org), Wounded Warrior Project (woundedwarriorproject.org), or Mass intentions in Thomas's memory.