Funeral services for Thomas John Giffin, 21 months, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lawrence First Church of the Nazarene, with the Revs. Don Dunn and Ryan Giffin officiating. Burial will follow in Eudora City Cemetery.
Thomas died Wednesday, Dec, 12, 2012, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Mar. 3, 2011, in Overland Park, the son of Robert and Amy (Wohlgemuth) Giffin. He enjoyed sports balls, the outdoors, roughhousing, snacks, and being the center of attention. He loved laughing and making people laugh, and loved his brothers and sister. His smile would light up the room.
Survivors include his parents and three siblings, Samuel, Lucy, and Eli, all of Eudora; his paternal grandparents, the Rev. Bob and Diana Giffin, Eudora; maternal grandparents, John and Mary Wohlgemuth, Auburn; maternal great grandmother, Edna Wiens; his paternal great grandmother, Lavon Cutshall; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visitation is from 5 pm – 7 pm Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the church, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.
Messages & Condolences
Robby and Amy,
We are so sad to hear about T.J. Our prayers are with you.
To the family of Thomas, Our hearts are heavy at the word of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Dear Robbie, Amy & kids, Diana and Bob,
We are so overjoyed for your little guy, but so sorry for your overwhelming loss. Sending our love and keeping you in our prayers.
Mark & Laurie Zimmerman
So saddened by the loss of this precious boy. Please know you have been deep in our thoughts. I have stayed home to prevent “sharing” whatever has afflicted me for 2 weeks but I am holding each of you close – Pastor Bob, Diana, Robby, Amy, Samuel, Lucy, Eli and all the extended family. Your grief is deep and we are so sorry.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Robbie,Amy, Bob,Diana and all family, We pray you will find comfort in the LORD.
Robbie, Amy and family,
Our deepest sympathy goes out to you. We will keep all of your family in our prayers. May the God of Comfort be very real to you during this time and in the days ahead.
We love you all and are praying for you always.
Dear Robbie and Amy,
We are deeply sorry for the loss of Thomas. Our church is in prayer for you and your family. May God give you comfort in this time.
Dave & Emily Buller
Cornerstone Community Church of Topeka
I am so very sorry. Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Dear Robbie, Amy & Family: We extend our sincere sympathy for the loss of Thomas. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Our hearts are sadden by your loss.
Frank & Linda
Words can not tell you how saddened we are. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Amy and Family-
We just want to let you know how much we’re thinking of you, caring about you, and wishing you comfort.
You are in our thoughts and prayers-
The Gabel Family
Dear Robbie, Amy, Pastor Bob, Diane and family,
Dick and I are saddened by your loss, please know you all we be in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.
Deb & Dick Koerth (Fairlawn Church of the Nazarene)
We are thinking of you and praying for you during this very difficult time.
Amy, Robert, John, & Mary – please know you and your families are in our thoughts and prayers.
We love you all! Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
My thoughts and prayers go out to you Robby and Amy. May God help you find peace and may you feel God’s embrace during this time.
Words cannot express how sorry I am. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
My love and prayers are with you.
So sorry for your loss. Please know your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
I am so sorry for your terrible loss.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time in your lives. So sorry for you loss
I love you guys! Continuing to pray.
Dear Amy and family-
Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with during this difficult time.
Kania and Guy Shain
Thinking and praying for your entire family. Know we love you and are here for you.
I can hear his amazing belly laugh from Heaven! Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Love you all!
Thomas is smiling on everyone. Many thoughts and prayers to you all.
PJ, Jolene, Alexia and Payden
Many thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this terrible time.
Sharon Adams and Tiffany Tatom
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