Tommy Alton Gaskamp

Tommy “Goose” Gaskamp, 70, of Mart, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at his residence.

Visitation: 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 8, at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 9, at Lake Shore Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Krueger officiating.

Burial: Rosemound Cemetery in Waco

Goose was born in Hillsboro and graduated from Bynum High School in 1965. He briefly drove for Central Freight before retiring from TXDOT after 30 years of service. He enjoyed playing basketball, softball with the Mad Dogs and Miller Lite, officiating football, and was an avid golfer.  During his retirement years, he pursued his dream of farming and gardening. He also enjoyed woodworking and tinkering with old tractors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Fritz Gaskamp and Edna Koehler Gaskamp; his brother, Harvey Gaskamp; and his son, Larry “Bubba” Gaskamp.

He is survived by his wife, Bobbie; his daughter, Jennifer Branch and husband, Rick; granddaughter, Katie; and his brother, Jerry Gaskamp.

Pallbearers will be Rick Branch, Richard Carrigan, Clint Zettler, Tommy Neill, Bobby Nawara and Sean McNeely.

Lake Shore Funeral Home and Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. David & Sandra McNeely :

    We offer our deepest condolences to the entire family of Tommy. He was such a wonderful man and friend. May he rest in peace.

  2. Libby Bellinger :

    I am so sorry to hear this news. Grace and peace for him and all your family, Libby Bellinger

  3. So sad to hear this news. Uncle Tommy was a gentle giant. Prayers lifted for Aunt Bobbie, Uncle Jerry, Jennifer, Rick and family. Love, Barry and Kim Wanslow

  4. Sending my condolences to Tommys family we were neighbors when we were kids

  5. Bobbie, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers for your family. Shorty and Reta Stone

  6. Dennis & Penny Mican :

    We are praying God sends you all comfort ! Tommy was a special person. May God grant him eternal peace! Love to you all!

  7. Leon Poldrack :

    Great guy and former schoolmate.

  8. Lynda Brockette :

    Rest In Peace Tommy.
    Payers for his family.

  9. Dana (Zettler) Wilson :

    So sorry Bobbie, Tommy, what a dear soul! Now God is healing his body and he is at peace in his care.
    May you can find some kind of comfort in knowing his suffering is over. God Bless!

  10. Jennifer,

    I’m so sorry for your and your family loss. Keep Your Head To The Sky!

  11. Great memories of him as a class mate in Bynum. He will be missed.

  12. So sorry to hear of Tommy’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to all of the Gaskamp family. May God bless you one and all. Connie and Chad Tosh

  13. May peace and blessings be with Tommy’s family. He was a dear cousin.

  14. James R Black :

    Dear Bobbie, cousin Tommy was a good guy he will be missed, God bless.

  15. So sorry to hear of Tommy’s passing. Our condolences go out to the Gaskamp family.
    As one of his former employees with the Highway Dept. he always remembered my birthday because it was the day before his dads. He was a super person and I just know he is back on his tractor up there in heaven waving down on all of us! RIP

  16. Don Deatherage :

    Bobbie Rita and my prayers are with you and the family. I want you to know we are glad they we were able to know yall. Tommy was a great person and I looked up to him while officating with him and I know I am thankful to God for letting me a small part of his life. May the Lord be with you.
    Don & Rita

  17. Tommy and I started at Central about the same time and ran many miles together. He was a great friend to all who knew him. My prayers go to his family. Rest in peace Buddy, you will never be forgotten.

  18. Tama Gravitt Keahey :

    So sorry for your loss. We enjoyed working and being friends with Tommy. Our thoughts are with you.
    Mike & Tama Keahey

  19. Paul& Kim Garcia :

    We extend our deepest condolences to you and your family. May the soul of your Father be at peace with our Heavenly Father.

    Paul & Kim Garcia

  20. I am so sorry Bobbie. My deepest condolences to you and your family. God bless you.

  21. My condolences goes out to the Gaskamp family. I officiated several years with Goose. Jerry and Bobbie , he was a great man. I am sorry for your loss.

  22. Laura Pavelka Cole :

    I am so sorry. Prayers for the all the Gaskamp family. Tommy was a very sweet person. God Bless.

  23. Jeanette Concilio :

    Bobbie,
    There are no words to express the sorrow in our hearts with the news of Tommy’s passing. We are all praying for the return of God’s peace and joy to you and the family.
    Love and blessings from the Concilio Family.

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