Reverend Thomas J. Frisby ~ December 18, 2020 ~ in our care …
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
Tom was a good friend and gardener. We will miss him. We will be looking forward to seeing him, again. Our prayers and thoughts are with Karal and his family. We will be here for them for any of their needs. God bless them all.
Oh Tom. My heart breaks with your passing but jumps for joy knowing you are with Jesus! You was a shining star at the lot for a lot of us, and we will deeply miss you! I pray it is everything you dreamed of and more! ❤
Karel, there are no words to express my sympathies to you. I can only imagine how truly difficult this is. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Karel, there are no words to express my sympathies to you and your family. I remember you speaking of your husband a lot. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
From the City Council and staff at the City of Gladstone: Tom and family you are in our prayers.
Karel, we worked together at living community. I just wanted to convey to you my deepest sorry for your loss. Lord Jesus Christ please bless and blanket Karel and her family with peace and comfort during their time of need. In your name lord amen thank you Jesus.
Cynthia McGrath Namm