Tommy Alton Gaskamp
June 5, 1947 - Dec. 6, 2017
Tommy "Goose" Gaskamp, 70, of Mart, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at his residence. Visitation with his family will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, December 8, at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend, in Waco. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 9, at Lake Shore Funeral Home, with Pastor Larry Krueger officiating. Burial will follow at Rosemound Cemetery.
Goose was born in Hillsboro and graduated from Bynum High School in 1965. He briefly drove for Central Freight before retiring from TXDOT after 30 years of service. He enjoyed playing basketball, softball with the Mad Dogs and Miller Lite, officiating football, and was an avid golfer. During his retirement years, he pursued his dream of farming and gardening. He also enjoyed woodworking and tinkering with old tractors.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Fritz Gaskamp and Edna Koehler Gaskamp; his brother, Harvey Gaskamp; and his son, Larry "Bubba" Gaskamp.
He is survived by his wife, Bobbie; his daughter, Jennifer Branch and husband, Rick; granddaughter, Katie; and his brother, Jerry Gaskamp.
Pallbearers will be Rick Branch, Richard Carrigan, Clint Zettler, Tommy Neill, Bobby Nawara and Sean McNeely.
Thoughts and memories may be shared at www.LakeShoreFH.com.