SAPULPA, Ok -- Thomas LaSarge , (Seq. Class of 1976), a resident of Sapulpa, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2012 at the age of 55.
He was born May 11, 1957 to Burban Jerome and Lucy (McIntosh) LaSarge in Claremore, Oklahoma. He graduated from Sequoyah High School in 1976 and attended school in Maine as an exchange student. Thomas was a well-known artist and he loved to paint. He enjoyed playing pool at which he won 1st place at a pool tournament in Florida. He played softball, football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, boxing, golf and wrestling. He was a member of the Okmulgee Indian Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Burban Jerome and Lucy LaSarge; brother, Daniel LaSarge (Seq. 11th 1978) ; sister, Cindy Sutton; sister-in-law, Norma LaSarge and sister-in-law, Patricia LaSarge.
Survivors include his wife, Susan LaSarge of the home; children, Amos LaSarge of the home, Jackie LaSarge of the home, Clarence LaSarge of Philadelphia, Trinidad Littlebear of the home, Frank Watashe of the home, Twainna Proctor and husband, Bryon of Dewar and Tomasina LaSarge (Seq.Class of 1999) and husband, Curtis Cargill of Bristow; sisters, Brenda LaSarge (Seq.Class of 1966) of Okmulgee and Rebecca Pogue of Bartlesville;
brothers, Butch LaSarge (Burban ? 11th 1966) and wife, Barbara of Okmulgee, Charley LaSarge (Seq. Class of 1971) and wife, Della of Okmulgee; Ronnie LaSarge of Durant and Allen LaSarge (Alan ? 11th 1973) of Durant; grandchildren, Allison, Kristen, Bryanna and Jayden Proctor, Nicholas and Gavin Cargill; numerous other nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.
Visitation will be held Monday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Shurden-Jackson Funeral Home in Okmulgee.
Wake Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at the Tallahassee Indian Methodist Church in Okmulgee.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at the Tallahassee Indian Methodist Church with Reverend Alfred Berryhill (Seq. Class of 1965) and Reverend Sammy Chupco officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Okmulgee Indian Baptist Cemetery under the direction of the Shurden-Jackson Funeral Home in Okmulgee.
Pallbearers will be Micheal Jimboy, Isaiah Jimboy, Daniel Littlebear, Curtis Cargill, Byron Proctor, Chuck LaSarge, Anthony LaSarge, Josiah LaSarge and Jeremiah LaSarge.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Butch LaSarge, Charley LaSarge, Ronnie LaSarge, Allen LaSarge, Robert Brown, Sam Johnson and Raymond Bevenue.