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Thomas Duncan Bothwell, age 79, of Blossom

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Thomas Duncan Bothwell, age 79, of Blossom, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 14, 2020 in Paris, Texas. A family directed memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation is under the care of Bright-Holland Funeral Home.

Thomas was born April 12, 1941 in Ellensburg, WA to Harry Thomas and Alice Eleanor MacDonald Bothwell. He married the former Mary-Ellen Drinnan in October of 1965 in Racine, WI, building 54 years of family and memories. He served 9 years of active duty in the submarine service of the US Navy, and then in the Naval Reserves for a combined total of 25 years.

His working life was full and varied, managing banks, working as a CPA, and then as an over the road trucker with his own company. He finally retired to Lamar County to raise some cattle. His pride and joy were is beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents and his in-laws, John and Ellen Drinnan.

He is survived by his wife, Mary-Ellen of the home, two sons, Andrew Bothwell and wife, Amy of Blossom, and Douglas Bothwell of Fairview, MT; grandchildren, Jessica Conaway and husband, Steven of Ft. Collins, CO, Terry Bothwell and wife Verena of Fairfax, VA, Briana Bothwell of Arlington, TX, Keaton Bothwell , Kieran Bothwell, & Kyrie Bothwell, all of St. Cloud, MN, Alexi Bothwell & August Bothwell, both of Blossom, TX, Shayla Gilbert and husband Gilbert of Plano, TX; great-grandchildren, Izabel Conaway, Lana Conaway, & Bentley Conaway, all of Ft. Collins, CO, and Oliva Gilbert of Plano, TX; one brother, Stuart Bothwell and wife Paula, of Lacey, WA; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and other extended family members.

You may leave condolences for the family at BrightHollandFuneralHome.com.

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