Tom Hartman

April 9, 1932 - May 27, 2022

Tom Hartman

Samuel “Tom” Hartman, age 90 of Webb City, passed away on May 27, 2022 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Tom was born on April 9, 1932 to David “Luke” and Hettie (Clyburn) Hartman in Leeper, MO. Family was very, very important to Tom, and he enjoyed them more than anything.

Tom proudly served in the US Air Force, serving in the Korean War. For most of his working life, he was a salesman for Bossi Sales Co. in Springfield until his retirement in 1995. Tom married his loving wife Sally on August 1, 1975 in Alba. He enjoyed fishing, but most of all his favorite sports teams- St. Louis Cardinals baseball, Kansas City Chiefs football, and the Mizzou basketball team.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Luke and Hettie, a brother Leslie Hartman, and a sister LaVaughn Ryker of Carthage. He was also preceded in death by a stepson, Jeff Grosse of Aurora. Tom is survived by his wife, Sally of Webb City; sisters Dorothy Provins of Joplin, Brenda Vaile of Carthage, and Rose Beaver of Springfield; children Scott Hartman and wife LeighAnn of Joplin, Kent Hartman and wife Tammie of Goodman, Lisa Robinson and husband Danny of Webb City, and Greg Grosse and wife Kammi of Ozark; grandchildren Chassity, Shanda, Laurie, Jennifer, Echo, Wayde, Janae, Hannah, and Morgan; and two step-granddaughters Jaclynne and Katelyn.

A graveside service for Tom will be held at 10am on Friday, June 3rd at the Webb City Cemetery with Jim Wickencamp officiating. Following the graveside, there will be a visitation at the Webb City Mining Days Building from 11am until noon.

Funeral services are under the personal care and direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City. The family encourages relatives and friends to visit www.simpsonfh.com to share photos and memories of Tom.