Burial will follow in Heavener Memorial Park, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.
He was born July 19, 1956 in Heavener to Charles and Verda (Thomas) Diedrich and passed away Feb. 12, 2018 in Heavener.
Tommy was a life-long resident of the area and a supervisor for Tyson Foods. He was a 1974 graduate of Heavener High School and an active member of the Forrester Baptist Church. Tommy also worked in construction as an electrical lineman. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Tommy will be deeply missed by many. He was a loving husband, father, brother, son, uncle, grandfather and friend. He is survived by his wife, Betty Diedrich, of the home; one daughter Kaycee Morrison and husband Niki of Heavener; two sons Shawn McDonald and wife Tonya of Hodgen and Jesse Bowen and wife Suzy of Aberdeen, South Dakota; his father, Charles Diedrich, of Heavener; one sister, Lenora Jordan, of Heavener; one brother Harold Diedrich and wife Tammy of Summerfield; eight grandchildren Tyler Bowen, Aaron Bowen, Jessica McDonald, Taylor Strother, David McDonald, Gabriel McAfee, Baylee Morrison and Kari Morrison; numerous other loved ones and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Verda (Thomas) Diedrich; and one daughter, Kari Diedrich.
Pallbearers are Jasper Rabourn, Richard Welch, Jimmy Stallings, Mike Andrews, Roy Nix and Mike Shubert.
Viewing is Tuesday from 5 until 8:30 p.m., Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. until 8 p.m., and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m.
To sign Tommy’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.
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