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925 S 27th Street
BILLINGS, MT 59101
Phone: 406-245-6427
Fax: 406-259-3558
Thomas Gayvert

Thomas Mark "Tom" Gayvert

Monday, April 14th, 1958 - Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Tom was born on April 14th, 1958, to Raymond (Ray) and Catherine (Casey) Gayvert. He was raised in Billings, MT where he attended Little Flower School, Riverside Jr. High School, and Senior High School. After graduating Tom went into working in the construction industry. He married Patty Warbis on February 18th, 1984. They lived in Shepherd, MT for a few years before moving to Joliet, MT where they remained for 27 years. Due to Tom's illness, they returned to Billings two years ago which is where they resided upon his death.
Tom remained in the construction business the rest of his life, eventually starting his own company, Gayvert Construction, Inc. He was a Contractor that could do anything. He specialized in building log homes for several years, and then branched out into all types. Tom also built barns, garages, and often did extensive remodel work for his clients, who often became his friends. He was not only talented in actual construction, but gifted in drawing and design as well.
Tom & Patty raised sled dogs for 20 years. Tom mushed in races located in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and Canada, including Montana's own "Race To The Sky". When he wasn't competing, he was handling for other Mushers. When he decided to retire from racing, he occupied his free time with coin collecting, working on the place in Joliet, reading, and dabbling in the stock market.
Tom is survived by his wife Patty, much loved family members, and so many friends. He wanted to say a special thank you to Dr. Fiddler, his nurses, and all the staff at Frontier Cancer Center for their undying devotion to fighting all cancers with strength and compassion. He would also like to thank both Dr. Barry McKenize and Dr. Rachel Ott.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Frontier Cancer Center and Blood Institute, 1315 Golden Valley Circle, Billings, MT 59102, The American Cancer Society, or any "No Kill" animal shelter in the area.
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  • Service

    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Smith Downtown Chapel
    Address
    925 South 27th Street
    BILLINGS, MT 59101
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    Officiant
    Pastor Richard Vettel-Becker
  • Reception

    Location
    Smith Downtown Chapel
    Address
    925 South 27th Street
    BILLINGS, MT 59101
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Tiffany

Posted at 08:26am
To the family and friends of Tom. Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. Nothing can prepare us for the pain that comes from losing a loved one. Please know that the “God of all comfort “(2 Corinthians 1:3,4) sees your pain and longs to do something about it. The Bible gives us a hope for the future at Revelation 21:3,4 and John 5:28,29. May your precious memories give you strength and comfort during this very difficult time.
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Terry Cherney

Posted at 12:16pm
PATTY AND FAMILY.
So sorry for you loss. I will be thinking and praying for you.
From. Terry @ North 40 in Great Falls.
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Ralph Spence

Posted at 04:32pm
Tancy and I send your family our prayers and condolences. Tom did some great remodel work at Lottsawatta 10+ years ago converting our garage into a bedroom/bathroom. He was able and willing to do anything - which also included putting together our observatory. A couple of years ago I needed his help again and he came through with a great job. Tom was my favorite contractor, for remodel work and construction, and as well as a good man! I enjoyed driving by the house south of Joliet through the years and seeing the home improvements and the turkeys! Tom left a legacy of beauty good will...
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Doug Seymour

Posted at 01:22pm
We are sorry to hear about Tom's passing, I enjoyed working with him!
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Jeff Scherr

Posted at 09:31am
So sorry for your loss. We enjoyed working with Tom for all of these years. He will be missed.
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