Thomas Lee Donohoo III (Tis),¬†66,¬†of Mission, TX,¬†died on June 14, 2013.¬† He¬†passed¬†away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loved ones.¬†T.L. was born¬†in Hobbs, N.M. on Nov. 10, 1947.¬†He was a graduate of Sweetwater High School. He was married to Beth Rash Donohoo from August of 1968 until her passing in¬†1992.¬†He¬†honorably served in the¬†United States Marine Corps from 1968 to 1972.¬†Mr.¬†Donohoo was employed by Lack‚Äôs¬†Furniture for over 30 years.¬†He was an avid huntsman, boatman and artifact collector.¬†He also had a passion for reading and learning¬†that influenced all who knew him.¬†T.L. was a gifted storyteller;¬†he received great joy by captivating people with his humor, quotes¬†and antidotes.¬† ¬†¬†
He is survived by his daughter, Breidi Toney (Jason) and his son,¬†Captain Lee¬†Donohoo¬†(Bree).¬†T.L. is also survived by four grandchildren, Ellen Toney, Madeline Donohoo, Heath and Mallory Toney.¬†Finally, he is survived by his loving companion of 16 years, Sharron Shilvock.¬†¬†
He is predeceased by his father, Lt. Col. Thomas Lee Donohoo, Jr. and mother, Jane E. Donohoo of Sweetwater.¬†
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Kreidler Funeral¬†Home.¬†T.L was a great American and true patriot.¬†
Please make donations to The Wounded Warrior Project in lieu of flowers.