CADIZ — Thomas Allen “Tom” Gothard, 63, of Cadiz died Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at Trigg County Hospital.
He was an international freight pilot, U.S. Navy veteran, a member of the VFW and of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Gothard; two sons, Morgan Gothard of Houston, nd Jason Ward of Walnut Ridge, Ark.; four daughters, Sara Gothard of Boston, Kathleen Whitfield of Bowling Green, Ohio, and Christina Ward and Dawn Turner, both of Walnut Ridge; one brother, Jack Gothard Jr. of Valentine, Neb.; two sisters, Nancy Mosley of Huntsville, Ala., and Eunice Thaler of Roswell, N.M.; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents were Jack and Ruby Stevenson Gothard.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2013, at Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould, Ark. Entombment will follow in Linwood Cemetery in Paragould.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home in Paragould.
King’s Funeral Home in Cadiz is in charge of local arrangements.