Tommy 'Tom' Schatza

Tommy "Tom" Schatza

Jun 19, 1974 - Mar 7, 2020
Tommy “Tom” Schatza, 45, of Riverton passed away at his home on Saturday, March 7, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Tommy Joe Schatza was born on July 19, 1974 in Riverton, WY to James J. and Patricia (Pitt) Schatza. He grew up in Riverton until he was sixteen when the family moved to Washington State. He graduated high school from Ellensburg, He returned to Wyoming fifteen years ago making it his forever home.

He entered the U.S. Air Force in 1993 and received a medical discharge in 1995.

His family said he was a man of all trades but his main trade was construction, building homes.

Tom loved working with his hands doing woodworking, calligraphy, tattooing, and many others. He loved fishing, dogs, traveling, and shooting. He was a bull rider in his younger years.

He is survived by his son, Thomas Schatza of Everett, WA; daughter, Tanner West and husband, Nick of Virginia; mother, Patricia Schatza of Riverton, WY; sister, Bobbie Jo Bryant of Washington; brother, James John Schatza, Jr. of Washington; and numerous, aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, James J. Schatza; and grandparents, John and Clara Schatza.

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Arrangements under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.