Thomas Ray Wilbanks


Thomas Ray Wilbanks, 33, passed away Monday, September 29, 2014.  He was born in Webster, Texas on April 13, 1981.

He graduated Valedictorian from The Academy of Clear Lake in 1999.

He subsequently joined the Navy and served his country honorably for over 7 years.  He ended his Naval Career as a recruiter in the Houston area.

Tom trained as an IT Specialist and was presently working on completing additional certification.  He had a great hunger and thirst for knowledge.  He said “a wise man learns something new every day”.

He leaves behind a wife, Connie of Houston, TX.; parents Don and Margo of League City, TX.; sisters Sonja Milette and Tina Amsler of Seattle, WA.; Grandfather, Lynn D. Mutchler of Ferguson, MO.; nieces Kaitlynn and Faith; and nephews James, Tyler, Raiden, Gavin, Britton, and William; great nephew Dakota.

Visitation will be from 5 – 8 P.M. Thursday, October 2nd at Crowder Funeral Home, 111 E. Medical Center Blvd., Webster, TX.  Burial will be Friday at 11:15 A.M. at V. A. Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, TX. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Tom’s memory to League City Animal Shelter, ASPCA or Wounded Warriors.




  1. With our deepest sympathy. We are so very sorry for your loss.

    Wishing you strength.

    Waling and Rita Walthaus
  2. We are so sorry for your loss, Don and Margo.
    Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

    Our Love,
    Jerry and Pat

    Jerry and Patricia Wilbanks
  3. Don and Margo, Bennie and I are so sorry for your loss. We are praying God will comfort you during this difficult time. We love you guys.

    Nelda Daricek
  4. Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. We pray that you will find comfort and strength, with many good memories of Tom to sustain you.

    Prayers and hugs.

    Shannon, Karyn, Laurren, & Scott Langford
  5. To Kevin and Toms Family,

    Our hearts go out to you and you are in our prayers. Tom loved computer and was was very smart. We will miss him here at MTI.

    Tonya Vargas Scott
    Milestone Technical Institute
  6. I an as sorry for your loss. Tom is loved and missed greatly.

  7. My Condolences go out to you and your family Don. My God comfort you and watch over you through this difficult time in your lives.

    Donald Bender
  8. I am very sorry to read of your family’s loss. May the God of all comfort, peace and tender mercies be with you.(2 Cor. 1:3,4) Please accept my heartfelt condolences.

    Christie C
  9. I was very sad to hear of your son’s passing, Uncle Don. I know this is a difficult time for you and your family right now, but I hope you will find some peace and comfort in the days to come as you share many fond memories of him with others.

    In shared sorrow,

    Lance Wilbanks
  10. Some of my greatest childhood memories are with Tom. I loved spending time with him, and he was always a great friend to me. My condolences, and may God comfort your family and give you peace.

    Will Meurer
  11. Our Condolences go out to you and your family. We will keep you in our prayers…

    Mark & Cherrie Rushing

    Cherrie Rushing
  12. Margo and Don, We are deeply sorry for your loss of Tom. Praying for strength for you both and comfort from happy memories of good times with your son. We are keeping you in our prayers. Love, Konne and Dan Bawden

    Konne Bawden
  13. Don and Margo, please know that the thoughts and prayers of the NASA family here in the Structural Engineering Division are with you.

    John Joseph Zipay
  14. Don, you have my deepest sympathy.

    Tim Pelischek
  15. An honour for thine father

    Legal assistance. Pathway paved now joint venture to completion?



    Tina Marie
  16. Happy birthday, brother. I should’ve told you more often how much I love you.

    Joshua Haise

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