He was born May 5, 1927, in Fort Scott, Kan.
He was retired from Beech Aircraft after 25 years and was in the Air Force for four years. Tom married Charlene Downs on Oct. 4, 1952, in Fort Scott. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, mowing and yard work.
He is preceded in death by his parents William Oscar Endicott and Josie Mae Birdsell; brother, William Oscar Endicott Jr.; three sisters, Dorothy Metcalf, Mary Jones and Goldie Warthem.
He is survived by his loving wife Charlene, two sons, Larry and wife Sheryl Endicott, Gary and wife Margaret Endicott of Wichita, Kan; three daughters, Debbie and husband John Thornbro of Milton, Kan., Kathy Ann Stallings Monroe, N.C., Terrie and husband Jim Ramsey of Wichita, Kan.; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Lakeview Funeral Home. Burial will be Thursday in Fort Scott, Kan.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and/or American Diabetes Association.