Thomas Resha Obituary

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RESHA, THOMAS "TOM" NESAIF age 56, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away from a stroke on Friday, May 17, 2013 in St. Cloud, MN. He was born August 16, 1956, in Birmingham, AL to Thomas Nesaif and Helen Christine Resha; the eldest of three children. He attended Our Lady of Sorrows grammar school and John Carroll High School in Birmingham. He attended the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1978 with a BS in Mathematics. He later earned an MBA from the University of North Dakota in 1982. Tom entered the US Air Force after college as a 2nd Lt.; retiring in...
RESHA, THOMAS "TOM" NESAIF age 56, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away from a stroke on Friday, May 17, 2013 in St. Cloud, MN. He was born August 16, 1956, in Birmingham, AL to Thomas Nesaif and Helen Christine Resha; the eldest of three children. He attended Our Lady of Sorrows grammar school and John Carroll High School in Birmingham. He attended the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1978 with a BS in Mathematics. He later earned an MBA from the University of North Dakota in 1982. Tom entered the US Air Force after college as a 2nd Lt.; retiring in 2004 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Tom continued working in leadership roles with Government Contractors; most recently Vice President of Gov. Services and Business Development at AMC Research & Development. He also owned his own company, Your Credit, since 2008. Tom was a licensed pilot; a volunteer fireman, most recently at Black Forest Fire & Rescue in Colorado Springs; an avid hiker, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2010; and most importantly, a loving father, husband, brother & friend. Tom is survived by his three children, Thomas Nesaif Resha III, Alabaster, AL; Christopher William Resha and Ajay Resha, both of Colorado Springs, CO; the children's mother, Louella Miller, Colorado Springs, CO; two sisters, Reece Madison Gisler, Redding, CA, and Karen Resha, Atlanta, GA; and his wife, Sara A. Simon, Colorado Springs, CO. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:00 at St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM, with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at Johns-Ridout's Funeral Parlors, Southside. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Black Forest Fire and Rescue in Colorado Springs.

"I just learned of your passing. I am shocked and saddened. You were an honorable man and friend. Memories of Grand Forks, Vandenberg, kids growing up......" Bill Wellman (Dumfries, VA)

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