Thomas A. Howley, 92, of Lee’s Summit, MO, passed away June 27, 2021. Mass will be 10:00 am, Tuesday July 6, 2021 at Our Lady of Presentation; burial in Floral Hills East Cemetery both of Lee’s Summit. A visitation will be 4:00 – 7:00pm Monday July 5, 2021 at Langsford Funeral Home, Lee’s Summit. Memorial contributions may be made to One Community Hospice of Kansas City.
Tom was born November 26, 1928 in Kalamozoo, Michigan, to John & Caroline Howley. He married Marian Laboe in 1952. They spent many years traveling with his military career. He served 28 years in the Air Force earning the rank of Colonel. After serving our country, Tom joined TWA as a flight instructor for 10 years. Tom and Marian were very active in their church where they met and cherished their many friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marian Howley, parents and 3 brothers.
Survivors include his son, Thomas E. Howley; 3 daughters, Karen Higginbotham (Larry), Susan Howe (Joe Braden) and Laura Carothers (James); grandchildren, Matthew Ellis, Nalir Ellis, Garrett Howe, Deacon Howe, Michael Higginbotham, Lacie Palma-Baker, Jamie Bailey, James R. Carothers and many great grandchildren.