Thomas Luther McVicker
Wed, 11/18/2020 - 11:42am admin
Thomas Luther McVicker was born on August 16, 1942, in Mountain View, Missouri to Robert and Ruth (Eagan) McVicker. He passed away at the age of 78 at Mountain View Healthcare on November 13, 2020.
Tom was united in marriage to Ruth Lewene Atchley on April 7, 1961, and to this union, two children were born.
Tom is preceded in death by his wife; his parents; sisters Genevieve Christensen and Faye Gregory (Glenn); brothers Will, Leroy (Verna), and Bob (Joyce) McVicker.
He is survived by son Paul McVicker, son Dave, and Tracy McVicker; five grandchildren Wesley, Davy, Ben, Elizabeth, and Jacob; and five great-grandkids Aiden, Kian, Wyatt, Emmett, and Marshal; sisters-in-law Tootsie McVicker, Venice Atchley; and brother-in-law Tracy Bales.
Tom and Lewene owned and operated McVicker Greenhouse, a very well known and loved greenhouse nursery, for 30+ years. He loved his plants, his animals, and helping anybody with the selection and caring of flowers and plants. He was a farmer and woodworker, mainly making beautiful birdhouses. Tom had accepted Christ as his Savior. Tom was a loving husband, a gentle giant, and friends with all who crossed his path.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View, Missouri with Phil Rohrer officiating. Visitation was held Tuesday evening from 6-8:00 p.m., also at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to Mountain View Garden Club. Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.