Obituary and Service Information for Thomas Nelson Karnes
|Karnes, Thomas Nelson|
Thomas Nelson Karnes, 82, of Crystal City, Missouri, passed away, Thursday April 23, 2020 in his home. He was born on January 13, 1938 in Bell, California, to the late Nelson James and Augusta Marie Marchand Karnes.
Thomas worked as an Aircraft Mechanic for the United States Air Force retiring after 20 years. After retirement he went to work for B.A.E. in Okinawa, Japan. During his free time Thomas loves to go camping and car shows and races. He was an active member of many Veteran Associations including the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Ann Karnes of Crystal City, Missouri, his four sons, Thomas Karnes, II, of Pevely, Missouri, John and Carmen Karnes of Las Vegas, Nevada, Jeff and Kimberly Karnes of Round Rock, Texas, and James Karnes of Festus, Missouri; his four grandchildren, Meggan, Jennifer, Heather and Matthew, his brother, James and Denise Karnes of Indio, California; his sister, Suzannean Weber of Oregon; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mahn Funeral Home of Festus, Missouri.