Thomas "Tommy" Lee Rives

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Thomas "Tommy" Lee Rives, 26, of Lamar, Mo., died Friday April 17, 2015, in an automobile accident.

Tommy was born July 27, 1988, at Kinsley, Kan., to Clark and Teraysa (Henderson) Rives.

Tommy graduated Harrison, Ark., High School in 2007 and worked as a diesel mechanic for KRD Trucking. He loved hiking and fishing and enjoyed hunting for morel mushrooms in the spring. He was engaged to be married to the love of his life.

Survivors include his fiancée, Crystal Renee Buholzer, of Lamar; twin infant children, Walker Lee Rives and Estelle Renee Josephine Rives; a stepson, Kaleb Michael Parcell; two brothers, Cory Joe Minear, of Moundville, Mo., and Nicholas Charles Rives of Oklahoma; three sisters, Monica and husband, Josh Grummert, of Kenesaw, Neb., Nikki Rives of Lamar, Mo., and Christy Hewitt of Salina, Kan.; his mother Teraysa Rives, of Nevada, Mo.; two grandfathers, James Rives of Moundville, Mo., and Terry Henderson, of Salina, Kan.

Tommy was preceded in death by his father and both grandmothers.

Friends and family will gather to celebrate Tommy's life at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 25, at Daniel Funeral Home.

Contributions are suggested to Tommy Rives family in care of Daniel Funeral Home.

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