Saint Joseph, Missouri……. Reverend Thomas James Frisby, 79, of St. Joseph, Mo., went to be with His Lord and Saviour on Friday, December 18, 2020.
Funeral Service will be held at Turner Family Funeral Home in Maysville, Mo. on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 11 a.m., with Bishop R.D. Mosier officiating.
Christian Burial will follow at Rural Dale Cemetery, Trenton, Mo.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Tom was born in Trenton to Thomas F. and Pearl M. (Zigler) Frisby on December 26, 1940.
He went to East High School in Kansas City, graduating in 1958.
Tom joined the United States Air Force, serving his nation during the Vietnam Era, earning awards and commendations.
He worked many years as a mechanic.
His first love and calling was the Gospel Ministry, including the past 30 years as Pastor of Hillcrest Bible Church in St. Joseph.
Tom was an ordained minister, holding credentials with The Pentecostal Church of God.
On June 6, 1987 Thomas J. Frisby and Karel (Gilbert) Ellis were united in marriage.
He is survived by his wife Karel, children, Tom (Laura) Frisby, Debbie (John) Cosseboom, sisters, Mary Jane (Charlie) Thomas, Marty Mitchell, step children, David Ellis, Rick (Shirley) Ellis, Marcia (Jonathan ) Garlock, Jeanette (Dwayne) Reeder, grandchildren, Nancy (Patrick) Carver, Mike L. (Erin) Edwards;II, Evan (Elizabeth) Edwards, Justin (Jenn) Frisby, Leah Frisby, step grandchildren, Jonathan (Anna) Garlock;II, Philip Ellis, Keely (Mike) Westfall, Krystin King, great grandchildren, Adyson, Kailyn, Declan, Oliver, many other relatives and a host of friends.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Nancy (Villines), and sister Pat Cannon.
Memorials may be made to the Hillcrest Bible Church in care of Turner Family Funeral Home, Box 350, Maysville, Mo. 64469