June 22, 1934 - March 16, 2022
Thomas Von Foresee was born June 22, 1934, in Lead Hill to Thomas Arch and Monna Jones Foresee. He graduated as Salutatorian of the Class of 1953 Lead Hill High School. After graduation, he moved to Kansas City, MO, graduated from Auto and Diesel Mechanic School, and then worked for Kulman Die Casting. He then changed careers and worked for Hills Brothers Shoes, where he opened several stores in different cities. He furthered his career in Sales and worked as a Department Manager for Sears Roebuck in Overland Park, Kansas. He again changed career paths and began logging in Louisburg, Kansas. He then built highway ramps in Parsons, Kansas. In 1977, He moved back home to the Lead Hill - Harrison area and went to work for Mass Merchandisers where he drove a truck for many years. He later had a wood shop and then drove an over-the-road truck as an owner-operator, which he drove until he was 80 years old.Tom gave his life to the Lord on January 21, 1990, and baptized under the ministry of Brother Don Wright at the Oregon Flat Church. Tom is preceded in death by his parents Thomas Arch and Monna Foresee; brothers, Denton Lee, Thomas Dwight and Donald Eugene Foresee; a sister Phyllis Marshall and his brother-in-law Doy Marshall; son Garry Von Foresee and daughter in law Nancy Foresee; two great grand babies; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Allen and Maxine Croswhite, Max and Mary Stackhouse and Gene and Evelyn Stackhouse. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Loretta Jane Stackhouse Foresee, Sister-in-laws Freddie Foresee and Argie Jackson, Daughter Judy McElroy and son-in-law Houston McElroy, son Dwayne Foresee, and daughter-in-law Karen Foresee, son Mark Foresee, and daughter-in-law Doris Foresee. Grandchildren Robbie and Lindsey Hayes, Greyson and Chelsea Foresee, Jamie Foresee, Derek and Christina Foresee, Tyler and Kristy Beaver McElroy and Taryn Foresee.Great Grandchildren Ollie, Emma and Lena McElroy, Haylea, Hunter and Remington Gonzalez, Caleb, Tristan and Amelia Foresee. Nieces and nephews, Leisa Foresee, Heather Cook, Randy and John Stackhouse. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Arkansas Children's Hospital or the Foresee Cemetery 369 E. Black Ranch Road, Lead Hill, Arkansas 72644. Pallbearers will be Douglas Becker, Jamie Foresee, Houston McElroy, Tyler McElroy, Derek Foresee, Greyson Foresee. Robbie Hayes Thank you everyone for your kindness, prayers, and food during this time. A Special Thank you to Better Home Care, Home Instead and Legacy Hospice for all the care and help.
So sorry to hear of Von's passing. He is to be admired for all of his achievements, including his family.We are so glad we got to see him in 2018.
Dad and I send our condolences to you and your family We love you and our prayers are with you
Praying for you all may God comfort your hearts .sorry for your loss parents are such a gift from God.
Love and Prayers to you and the family .
Judy and Family, Thinking of you during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss.
Loretta and Family, We are so sorry for your loss, but rejoice knowing that Von is in his Heavenly home with Garry and others in his family. It breaks my heart that we can’t be with you, but know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. We love you,Sheila and Jackie
Our prayers are with the family and friends. Joe & Billie
My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of loss and sorrow. Prayers for all of you for peace and comfort 🙏 Love you Loretta.
Prayers for the family.. special family
Mark, Doris and Family - My prayers are with all of you. Would have liked to come to visitation tonight so I could visit with you, but I have another obligation and cannot come.
I am thinking of you with love and heartfelt sympathy.