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Tommy Dale Downes
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Birth: Nov. 9, 1941
Comanche
Stephens County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun., 1971
Miami
Gila County
Arizona, USA

Tommy was in the Navy and was married to Clara Mae Preskitt and they had three children: Tommy Dwayne(which she later changed to Thomas,James Hud, and Jennifer Lee. They divorced and he remarried MarieElena Chevrette and they had one child: Trampas Justin Downes. He was a full fledged cowboy and loved the rodeo and anything western. He sang and loved to dance and have a good time. The ladies loved him. His occupation was a driller of water, oil, copper wells. When he died he was doing a demolition job and he said it was unsafe but they told him it wasn't. He was up on a scaffold cutting out an old steel boiler mounted on the ceiling of a mill and the metal snapped and 60 tons of steel came crashing down on him and killed him. It was a closed casket funeral. His youngest son was 2 1/2 months old. 
 
Burial:
Pinal Cemetery
Central Heights
Gila County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: ChihuahuaMeme
Record added: Apr 06, 2010
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Tommy Dale Downes
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Never forgotten.
- MarieElena Mathena
 Added: Dec. 25, 2013
Rest in peace Thanks for your water well drilling work to help the copper mining industry.
- Cori Hoag
 Added: May. 15, 2010
Gone but NEVER forgotten.
- ChihuahuaMeme
 Added: Apr. 6, 2010
 
 
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