Thomas Windsor

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Thomas B. Windsor, Jr. of Overland Park, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Tom was born in Hanau, Germany on May 26, 1952. He joined his adopting parents, Col. Thomas Bates Windsor, Sr. and Virginia Behenna Windsor in Maryland on July 9, 1954, with naturalization papers completed in Alexandria, Virginia, on Sept. 5, 1956.

Thomas lived many places in Europe with his parents and brother Guy, before graduating from high school in Shrewsbury, N.J., and pursuing a degree in chemistry at Baker University, Baldwin.

Tom led an active life, enjoying baseball, racquetball, tennis, biking, and working in his manicured yard before he was physically unable. Tom worked for many years as a recruiter of engineers; operating his own business, Corporate Resources, Inc. for the last 30 years.

Tom married Nancy Marie Park on Jan. 19, 1980. Nancy passed away Jan. 22, 1987. Tom then married Jane Watson Barone on Dec. 14, 1989 and was delighted to add Jane’s daughter, Margaret (Maggie) to his family. Tom was a member of the Overland Park Church of the Nazarene and volunteered for many years with the Kansas City Rescue Mission for the homeless.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nancy; brother, Guy; aunt, Becky Windsor Mauk and uncle, Guy Windsor.

Surviving Thomas are daughter, Maggie Windsor Gross (Torsten), New York, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Karen Park Gilpin (Jim) Iola; brother-in-law, Wade Park, Iola; many nieces and nephews; cousins and friends.

A celebration of Tom’s life will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Overland Park Church of the Nazarene, 9030 Lamar.

Memorials can be made to Overland Park Church of the Nazarene; Kansas City Rescue Mission; Allen County Hospital Hospice: or KU Christian Challenge.

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