He was the husband of Daina (Hauther) Duvall. on June 28,1986 they were married at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven, Mo.
He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion, New Haven, Mo . Tom started his working career as a welder at the Zero Mfg. Plant in Berger, He then took a job as a machinist at Kellwood Mfg., in New Haven. Tom was the Tool & Die Supervisor, then became the plant manager at Metalcraft Enterprises, now know as Tubular Steel, New Haven.
Tom enjoyed working outside, working in his shop, doing remodeling projects, He enjoyed hunting especially hanging out with the gang at deer camp. Tom was a perfectionist, those that knew him, would tell you he made sure that what ever he was doing was done right, there were no shortcuts and he would never say that's good enough, it had to be right. Tom was also a Chevrolet enthusiast, he was currently restoring a '70 Chevy Chevelle SS in his own shop which he called "Tom's Speed Shop". He was especially proud of his family and that he got to hold his first grandson.
Tom is survived by his wife Daina, by his mother Bernice, New Haven, by his two children Miles Duvall, and Melanie Duvall and her son Markie Thomas Hartzell all of New Haven, by his brother Dave Duvall and wife Donna, New Haven, a sister, Barbara Zerr and husband Joe, Hermann, by a brother Tim Duvall and wife Becky, New Haven, by his mother and father-in-law Joyce and Robert Hauther, Warrenton, by three brother-in-laws, Rich and Phillip Hauther of Warrenton and Bob Hauther Jr. , Bridgeton. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 30th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday May 1st at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, with Rev. David Poe officiating.
Burial will be at the New Haven Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society, The Diabetes Association, or Four Rivers Career Center, Washington, MO. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.