Delta resident Jeffrey T. "Tom" Dover died Nov. 16, 2012, at the VA Medical Center in Grand Junction. He was 60.
A memorial service was held Nov. 24 at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Mr. Dover was born to J.T. and Margie (Womble) Dover on July 21, 1952, in Ardmore Okla. He spent his childhood and attended schools in Long Grove, Okla., graduating from Lone Grove High School in 1971.
He served with both the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. He served a tour during Vietnam and with Operation Deep Freeze in Antarctica.
He married Shelly Crim on June 19, 1990, in Arlington, Texas. They celebrated 22 years of marriage this year.
Mr. Dover was a carpenter and an auto mechanic. He enjoyed motorcycles, playing his guitar, watching Nascar and drag racing, collecting Nascar die casts and listening to music.
He is survived by his wife, Shelly Crim of Delta; his daughter, Margie Dover of Delta; and his sister, Susan Christian and spouse Billy of Lone Grove, Okla.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or www.woundedwarriorproject.org; or to St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction.
Arrangements were handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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