Thomas Don Bradshaw “Tommy” passed peacefully at his home on Feb. 13, 2019. Tommy was born July 26, 1945 to Dorothy Pittman. Tommy graduated from Hobbs High School in 1964 holding a state track title in pole vault. Tommy continued his education on a track scholarship to Howard College in Big Springs, TX. In 1964, Tommy married his high school sweetheart Marquita “Kita” Meekins. Shortly after marriage Tommy was drafted into the Army where he served from 1966 to 1968. Tommy and Kita were blessed with two boys and seven girls. James, Don, Mary, Tammy, Charlet, Shawna, Naomi, Stephanie, Anisha “Donut”. Tommy and Kita were blessed with 15 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. After the loss of Kita in 2001, Tommy met Judy Hay in 2004 and later married and blended the family in 2006 adding 2 more children Wesley Hay and Christy Turner and 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Tommy enjoyed spending time with friends and family. He enjoyed golfing with his buddies Jack, Greg, Jerry at Lovington Country Club. Tommy also enjoyed poker and was a member of the Moose Lodge.
He is survived by one brother Warren Bradshaw and several nieces and nephews and his children.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Pittman, his wives; Marquita Meekins Bradshaw in 2001 and Judy Hay Bradshaw in 2015, four sisters; Claudine Martin, Mozelle Quinsberry, Wanda Fowler, Bonnie Sims, his brother, Ronnie Bradshaw and one son James Monroe Bradshaw.
I’ll miss seeing him & reminiscing about his life & the years he was married to my baby sister Judy. I was blessed to see their happiness when they were together. RIP Tommy, & give my love to Judy!
Betty Creech BakerVictoria, TX
FOND MEMORIES OF A LONG TIME FRIEND
DONALD & JENNA BARRHOBBS, NM
Deepest condolences. Tommy was a great guy and will be missed by many.
We are saddened to hear about the loss of this great man. Tommy I considered to be a good friend. Our prayers go out to his family and friends.
Gerald & Norma SmithHobbs, NM
Tommy will be missed by all. Always had a smile.
Johnie and Billie SmithHobbs, NM
This hurts our heart Tommy was our favorite person may he rest in peace
Lloyd Shane and Thomas ParketHobbs, NM
This hurts my heart. Tommy was a loving father and would always have stories of his children and their mother.God bless you and your family
suzanne w wuesthobbs, NM
A loving and caring man who will be missed by many. His goodness and love was always a joy to see.
Merideth Anne HarlanAmarillo, TX