Thomas Buttrill Leary
1925 — 2020
Thomas Buttrill Leary passed away peacefully in Midland, Tx December 30, 2020. A funeral mass will be held on January 5th at St. Mary's Catholic Church for family in Marathon, Tx at 1:00 p.m. with graveside immediately following at the Marathon, Tx Cemetery for friends and family. Tom was born on the Buttrill Ranch in Brewster County Texas, September 18, 1925. After graduating from San Angelo Central High School and attended the University of Texas in Austin. Tom then enlisted in the United States Army and was sent to Europe in 1944. He served in Gen. George S. Patton's 3rd Army, the 6th Armored division, and the 50th Armored Infantry Battalion. Tom was critically wounded in battle...