Tom William Silver, 68 of Marion, Iowa passed away December 3rd, 2018 in Minnesota. Visitation will be Saturday December 8th, 2018 at Cedar Memorial in Cedar Rapids from 3-7pm.
Tom was born September 4th, 1950, to John and Betty Silver. Tom and his wife Julie of 35 years, have four children together; Joshua (Jodi), Jenna (Jeremiah), Jonathan, Jill, and Mora and Kavik his beloved dogs. Tom has two older boys, Mike and Alex (Dawn).
Tom started his own trucking company, spending many amazing years on the road with Julie. Later Tom stayed local, bringing along his kids on the route. Eventually, the trucking bug got his son Jonathan and he joined him in running the business. Tom was known in the trucking community as having the classiest of rigs, thanks to his son Joshua, who helped deck them out. After going back over the road, Tom relied on his girls, Jenna and Jill to be his navigation.
Tom is proceeded in death by his father, John Silver and his beloved dog Finners (pictured). He is survived by his wife, six children, and grandchildren. Tom had one of the kindest souls and touched the lives of many with his humor and passion for the things he loved. He was a bright and wonderful light in this world and will be missed by many. We love you.