Tom Silverthorn, age 73 of Tonasket, died on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at his home in Tonasket. He was born on December 4, 1940 in Tonasket to parents Jim and Betty Silverthorn.
At an early age Tom began a friendship with Joe Kelsey and his love of the rodeo lifestyle began. Rodeo, cattle and logging were his life and he was a man who worked hard and played hard. He was a lifetime member of the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association. Tom was one of a kind and if you were his friend he was a true friend who would do anything for you.
He is survived by two sons, Casey of Tonasket and Bart of Tonasket; a daughter, Becky of Okanogan; a sister, Kathryn Kurtz of Silverdale; nine grandchildren, Cierra, Dustin, Lexi, Brady, Bo, Colin, Lane, Sarah and Logan; and a great granddaughter, Saige.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Rod
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Bergh Chapel in Oroville. Interment will be at the Tonasket Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the Tonasket Eagles
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket in care of arrangements.