Tom Spikes, 78, of Bridgeport passed away on December 7, 2017 at his home.
Services will be on Tuesday December 12, at 10:00 am at the First Baptist Church in Bridgeport. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Dr. Craig Erb will be officiating. Burial will follow at the East Bridgeport Cemetery. Pallbearers are Brent Blackburn, Kyle Ostwinkle, Will Rush, Ben Rush, James White, Jim Fisher. Honorary Pallbearer is James Jackson.
Tom was born on April 18, 1939 in Monette, Arkansas to Wayland and Lucille (Parmer) Spikes. Tom married Sandra Rush in 1982 in Memphis, Tennessee. He served in the US Army, and was a member of the First Baptist Church and a truck driver by trade.
He is survived by his wife Sandra; son Bob Spikes of Ramona, California; Step daughters Laura Blackburn and husband Mark of Runaway Bay, Texas; and Hope McCord and husband Gary of Bartlett, Tennessee; Step son Todd Rush and wife Anita of Olive Branch, Mississippi; Grandchildren Ashley Spikes, Macayla Spikes, Brent Blackburn, Stephanie Ostwinkle, Malory McCord, Macee Rush, Will Rush, Ben Rush; Great Grandchildren Emma, Jackson, Blake, and Ava Blackburn.
Preceded in death by his parents, son Brian Spikes, and brother Bobby Spikes.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Family Funeral Home-Bridgeport.