Livermore resident Jimmy T. passed away Aug 17, 2011 following a courageous battle with cancer. His loving family and friends were by his side.
Jim was born Sept. 4, 1936 in Klamath Falls, OR. He moved to Oakland in 1941 were he was raised. He graduated from Castlemont High School in 1954, then joined the US Coast Guard to serve his country. Upon returning to Oakland he started his career as plumber, working out of Local 444 Plumber and Steamfitters union. In 1964 he moved his family to Livermore were he then started Plumbing by Thomas in 1972, servicing the Local community for 25 years before retiring. Not being one to sit around, he went back to work for a brief time with Walmart before finishing his career with Home Depot, sharing his plumbing expertise.