Thomas “Tom” Grabbe, 69, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Louisville, Ky.

He was born Oct. 31, 1947, in Hays to Matt and Alfreda Grabbe. He was a 1966 graduate of St. Joseph Military Academy.

He married Sandra Shubert on April 12, 1969, in Ellis. He worked in the automotive industry as a fixed operations director and worked in Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.

Survivors include his wife, Louisville; two daughters, Christine Durrett and Rebecca Fox, both of Louisville; a sister, Shirley Boxberger, Russell; four grandchildren, Anson Durrett, Maddox Durrett, Kaelynn Fox and Kaleb Fox; seven nephews; and a niece.

Services were Oct. 24 in Longwood, Fla.