Thomas "Tom" O'Connor, age 59

Thomas “Tom” O'Connor

Thomas "Tom" O'Connor, age 59, Philip, S.D., died Aug. 8, 2017, near Philip.
Thomas James "Tom" O’Connor was born Aug. 31, 1957, in Rapid City, the first of four children born to Charles and Shirley (Tavernier) O’Connor. 
He enjoyed fishing, coyote hunting, working with cattle and being outdoors. He liked visiting with old friends and reminiscing about old times. 
Tom was blessed with two daughters, Tiekola and Tomlin. 
Survivors include his parents, Shirley and Chuck O'Connor, Philip; two daughters, Tiekola Fortune, West Point, Neb., and Tomlin O'Connor, Rapid City; two brothers, Tim (Susan) O'Connor, Henderson, Nev., and Todd (Laura) O'Connor, Philip; one sister, Shelly (Mike) Peris, Butte, Mont.; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held Friday, Aug. 11, at the Masonic Cemetery in Philip with Father Gary Oreshoski officiating.
Arrangements were with Rush Funeral Home of Philip.

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