Tom Herx

November 1, 1944 ~ October 16, 2019 (age 74)


Tom Herx, 74, of Eldon, Missouri passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in St. Anthony, Missouri the son of the late Lawrence and Josephine (Buechter) Herx.  On September 7, 2002 in Eldon, Missouri he was united in marriage to Mary A. (Moutray) Bailey Herx who survives of the home.


Other survivors include,


Children, Tommy B. Herx (Marcia) of Versailles, MO; Theresa A. Baughman (Duane) of Mora, MO; Timmy J. Herx (Fiance’,Kathryn Silvey) of Eldon, MO


Step-Children, Neal Bailey of New Bloomfield, MO; Shelley Bailey (Fiance’, Steve Kempker) of New Bloomfield, MO; Stacey Bailey (Fiance’, Bruce Hoelscher) of Jefferson City, MO


Grandchildren, Sara Moon (Jason); Seth Herx (Michelle); Garrin Baughman (Chassity); Rayelyn Knipp (B.R.); Taten Herx; Ryder Herx; Michelle C. Herx


Seven Step-Grandchildren; Great Grandchildren, Cole & Coy Moon; Thomas E. Herx & Beau Knipp; Ten Step-Grandchildren


Siblings, Mary Herx; Jerry Herx (Dorothy); Louise Hagenhoff (Dave); Patsy Voss (Mark); Larry Herx (Diane), Two Brothers-in-law, Bernard Voss & Gary Clark (Wanda), Several Nieces & Nephews


His first wife, Nancy (Clark) Herx, one daughter, Michelle Lynn Herx, one step-grandchild, two brothers, Don Herx & Ralph Herx, and a sister Genevieve Voss preceded him in death.


Tom was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Eldon, MO.  He was a logger all of his life, owning T.J. Herx & Sons Logging Company.  Tom loved to farm and was an avid hunter, but his greatest enjoyments came from spending time with his family. 


Visitation will be Friday, October 18, 2019 from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO with a Prayer Service to begin at 7:00 PM.  Funeral Mass will be Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Eldon, MO with Rev. Alex Gabriel officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Anthony Cemetery in St. Anthony, MO.


Memorials in his name are suggested to St. Anthony Cemetery of St. Anthony, MO or Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Eldon, MO. 


Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.    

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October 18, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

Funeral Mass
October 19, 2019

9:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Eldon (MO)
540 North Mill St.
Eldon, MO 65026

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