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 Thomas Davis Kershaw

Thomas Davis Kershaw

Birth
Preston, Franklin County, Idaho, USA
Death 8 Apr 2011 (aged 83)
Rexburg, Madison County, Idaho, USA
Burial Sugar City, Madison County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 68125990 · View Source
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Thomas Davis Kershaw, 83 of Sugar City, died Friday, April 8, 2011 at Madison Memorial Hospital. He was born November 14,1927 at Preston, Idaho to Samuel Arthur Kershaw and Grace Leverne Beckstead Kershaw. He married Julia Eileen Squires on August 11, 1948 in the Idaho Falls LDS temple.

He attended school in Preston and graduated from Preston High School. He served in the US Army from 1944 to 1947, during World War II, as a medic. He attended Ricks College, Utah State University and Brigham Young University. He was a teacher and principal in Ammon, Idaho and served as Superintendent of the Sugar-Salem School District from 1970 to 1985.

He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a bishop, stake presidency member, high councilman and as first counselor in the Idaho Falls temple presidency. He and his wife served missions in the Chicago and Nauvoo temples. Tom was mayor of Ammon, Idaho and was a member of the Rotary Club. He enjoyed fishing, spending time with his family and spending time at his cabin in Island Park.

Survivors include, his wife Eileen Kershaw of Sugar City and their children; Pam (David) Ogden of Sugar City, Tom (Karen) Kershaw of Twin Falls, Idaho, Neal (Janis) Kershaw of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Tim (Kimberly) Kershaw of Sugar City and fifteen grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and a brother.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2011 at the Sugar City LDS Stake Center. The family will received friends Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Flamm Funeral Home in Rexburg and Thursday at the stake center from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Sugar City Cemetery with military rites by the Madison County Veterans team.



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  • Created by: Annie
  • Added: 9 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68125990
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Davis Kershaw (14 Nov 1927–8 Apr 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68125990, citing Sugar City Cemetery, Sugar City, Madison County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Annie (contributor 47282339) .