OBITUARY

Thomas Edward Futch Jr.

September 29, 1930October 5, 2020

Thomas Edward Futch was born on September 29, 1930 and passed away on October 5, 2020 and is under the care of Greenwood/Memory Lawn Mortuary.

Visitation will be held on October 20, 2020 at 9:00 am at Greenwood Memory Lawn Serenity Chapel. Service will be held on October 20, 2020 at 10:30 am at Greenwood Memory Lawn Serenity Chapel. Graveside will be held on October 20, 2020 at 11:45 am at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, 2300 West Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ.

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Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020

  • Service

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020

  • Graveside

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Memories

Thomas Edward Futch Jr.

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Garth Wilson

October 16, 2020

I had the good fortune to be a teammate with Tom on ASU’s basketball team. He was a consummate competitor and was an inspiration to his teammates. Later, he
surprisedly joined the football team and his speed enabled him to make numerous sacks and disrupt many plays.

I always admired Tom and am sorry to hear of his passing.

Pierce Brubaker

October 12, 2020

Coach Futch was my JV coach at Alhambra High in Phoenix, AZ in 1963.
He taught me toughness and how to make the best of my life. He taught me to be a punter and made me the team punter.
I will always remember him for his toughness and professionalism.
God Bless you Coach Futch.

Pierce Brubaker

Mike Young

October 11, 2020

I attended Alhambra H.S. graduating in 1965. Coach Futch was my J.V. football coach. He was an exceptional athletic and my favorite coach. He taught me respect and the desire to work toward your goals. I visited him a few years back at the care facility on 19th Ave. It was wonderful to see him again and relive old memories. I am saddened to learn of his passing and share my condolences with his family. I will always reflect positively on the time in my life where he was present. I am a better person in life because of his teaching, although he never could make me a good football player.

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