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Thomas ‘Tom’ B. Waite

DESLOGE – Tom B. Waite, age 63, of Desloge, passed away peacefully at 2:22 p.m. on February 22, 2024, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on Saturday, December 17, 1960, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to the late Thomas L. and Mary (D’Alessandris) Waite. In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his aunts, Anita and Paula.

Tom was a loving husband to Jodie (James) Waite, a dedicated father to Kaitlinn Waite, Carson Waite and wife Sara and Tanner Waite and a proud grandfather to Maggie Joy Waite. He is also survived by his in-laws, Jim and Joy James; special family members, Becki and Alan Gremminger, Ashley, Michael and Isla Douglas; nephew, Sean Waite and wife Lily along with special friends and family in Wisconsin, Nevada and California.

Throughout his life, Tom found great joy in family trips to Fort Morgan, Alabama, where they enjoyed the beach together. He also was a devoted Green Bay Packers fan an avid Indy Car and air race enthusiast. Tom’s greatest joy was being with his wife, children and his precious granddaughter Maggie.

The family would like to thank Preferred Hospice for their care and compassion given to them during this difficult time.
Memorial visitation to celebrate Tom’s life will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2024, from 12 p.m. Until 2 p.m. at C. Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Desloge, Missouri. Following the visitation everyone is invited to go in procession to Knights of Pythias Cemetery in Farmington for a graveside inurnment. Memorials if desired can be made in memory of Tom to Preferred Hospice. View obituary and share condolences online at

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