September 14, 1946 - November 1, 2014
Thomas Gerald Rohrs, age 68, passed away November 1, 2014 in Carrollton, Texas after a courageous fight with cancer.
He was born September 14, 1946 in Auburn, Nebraska to Alwin and Della Rohrs. Raised in Nebraska and Franklin, Kentucky, he graduated from Franklin Simpson Class of ’64 and attended University of Kentucky. He proudly served the United States Air Force for six years where he traveled abroad.
Tom was married to Linda Benson Rohrs for 44 years with whom he raised three sons and one daughter. His beloved family members include: his mother, Della Rohrs; father-in-law, Jerry Benson and mother-in-law, Betty Benson; brother, Jim Rohrs and wife, Janice; brother, Bill Rohrs and wife, Pam; sister, Debbie Kellar and husband, Steve; brother-in-law, Tim Benson and wife Cindy; sister-in-law, Lisa Van Rensburg and husband, Lukas; sister-in-law, Mary Alphs and husband, Duane; sister-in-law, Julie Williams and husband, Craig; brother-in-law. Mike Benson; son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Ashley Rohrs; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Jessica Rohrs; son, Dan Rohrs; daughter, Allison Rohrs; and many beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was a proud PaPa to grandson, Kyle Rohrs; granddaughter, Syndi Rohrs; and grandson, Connor Rohrs. He was preceded in death by his father, Alwin Rohrs and mother-in-law, Shirley McLaughlin.
He enjoyed HAM radio, air-soft guns, spending time with family going through an electronic store and checking out the latest technology. A funny, smart, handy, and generous spirit, he was a blessing in each of our lives and will be missed.
Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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