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Thomas Lee Efaw

August 15, 1949 ~ October 27, 2017 (age 68)

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     Thomas Lee Efaw, age 68 of St. Louis, MI, passed away Friday, October 27, 2017.

     Graveside Services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

     Thomas was born in Alma, MI on August 15, 1949, the son of Charles Lester and Jeannette Elizabeth (Eldredge) Efaw.  Tom resided most of his life in St. Louis.

     Tom was an avid antique collector and loved old cars.  Family was very important to him.  He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict, earning a Bronze Star with valor and two Purple Hearts.

     He is survived by his brother Rick and Donna Efaw of Alma, MI, sister Susan and Chuck Shurkey of Williamston, MI, brother Dur and Linda Efaw of East Lansing, MI, sister Janice and Steve Cooper of New Jersey, and friend Clare and Wanda Graham of St. Louis, MI. Tom is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Tom was preceded in death by his parents.

     Memorials may be made to the St. Louis VFW Post. Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, MI.

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