Thomas Soutar


Thomas Soutar, 72, died Nov. 5, 2002 at the VA Hospital in Prescott. He was born to Archibald and Agnes (Phillips) Soutar March 26, 1930 in Hamtramck, Mich.

Mr. Soutar served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force as an aircraft mechanic.

He lived in Arizona for 32 years, with 18 of those years in Payson. He was a member of the VFW, Payson Lions Club, B.V.A., KWVA and the American Legion A.F.S.A.

He attended the Prescott Valley United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Virginia, of Prescott Valley; two sons, Ric Soutar of Prescott Valley and Randy Soutar of Payson; brother, James, of Florida.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Alex, Pete and Bill.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Prescott Valley United Methodist Church, 8944 E. Sommer Drive in Prescott Valley, with Pastor Gary Simons officiating.

A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona with full military honors rendered by Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard.

Contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 8125 N. 23rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021-4961.

Arrangements were handled by Sunrise Funeral Home and Crematory in Prescott Valley.

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