Tom having just celebrated his 80th trip around the sun is loved and very much missed by his wife Karen Eilene Spiess of Marysville, CA; as well as his daughter, Tamara Eilene Howard (Glen) and grandchildren, Nathanael, MacKenzie, and Liam from Alma, KS; his daughter, Karey Ann Barnett (Gary) and grandchildren, Anna and Emily from Coatesville, PA; his daughter Kimberly Dawn McVey (Kevin) from Cameron Park, CA; and his son Thomas Wesley Spiess from Chico, CA. Tom enjoyed 23 years in the United States Air Force and retired as a Technical Sergent. After his USAF career he worked for Target District Building Services before completely retiring to enjoy time with his family, visiting Collins Lake, and puttering in his garage with his 1961 Chevy truck. Services have been arranged by Ullrey Memorial Chapel to be held December 7, 2023, at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Yuba City. There will be a Rosary and visitation of the casket at 1pm with a funeral Mass by Fr. Brown at 2pm. Military honors will follow immediately. Please consider a remembrance in Tom's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, The Wounded Warrior Project, or to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.