Thomas B. Bockius Jr.

April 28, 1923November 1, 2018

Thomas B. Bockius Jr., a decorated veteran of World War II and a longtime auditor supervisor for the City of Phoenix, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018. He was 95.

With his late wife, Ruth, he was the proud parent of two daughters – Donna and Dawn. Thomas was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and moved to Arizona in 1958 where he became a lifelong fan of traveling to the Grand Canyon, Hawaii and San Francisco. He loved hiking, dancing and painting. Thomas received an AA degree from Phoenix College and a BA from the University of Phoenix, after completing business school in Pennsylvania. He is survived by his daughters Dawn Bockius of Phoenix, Donna Bockius Kreutz and her husband Doug Kreutz, both of Tucson.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. November 5, 2018 at West Resthaven Funeral Home, 6450 W. Northern Ave, Glendale. Services will be at noon on November 6, 2018 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 1500 W. Maryland Avenue, Phoenix. Burial with military honors will follow at Resthaven Park Cemetery.


  • Dawn Bockius, Daughter
  • Donna Bockius Kreutz, Daughter
  • Doug Kreutz, Son-in-law


  • Visitation Monday, November 5, 2018
  • Funeral Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Thomas B. Bockius Jr.

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