Thomas Clark Robishaw

Published 12:11 pm Friday, August 15, 2014

Robishaw, Thomas

Memorial Services for Thomas Clark Robishaw (also known as “Napalm Tom”), 59 of Caesar, Miss., who passed away August 12, 2014, will be held, Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 4 p.m. at the home of Tom and Nancy Robishaw.

Services are under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

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Rev. G.A. McCoy and Bro. Buddy Sheriff will officiate at the service.

A native of Marietta, Ga., Tom was a proud Vietnam Navy Veteran, a skilled Registered Nurse at Southern Surgical Hospital, a joyful purveyor of fireworks and a longtime member of Union Baptist Church.  Tom was a very loving husband and best friend to his loving and devoted wife, and a devoted and amazing father, grandfather and hero to his children and grandchildren.  Tom was fun loving and brought laughter and joy to all who knew him and worked with him. He was a generous and gentle soul and everyone who knew him loved him.  He will be sorely and profoundly missed.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Roland Joseph Robishaw and Naomi Pauline Westbrook Robishaw; brother-in-law Dwight Roberts.

Survivors include his best friend and loving wife of over 38 wonderful years, Nancy Ann Robishaw; son, Jeremy Thomas Robishaw; two daughters, Wendy Mariah Broussard and husband Jeremy, Sara Laine Robishaw; three grandsons, Gabriel, Trevor, and Braden Broussard; his faithful companion and royal beagle, Shorty III; four sisters, Janie Spence and husband Brenton, Patricia Roberts, Nancy Lee and husband Steve, Sandra Lane and husband Herb; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and countless friends.

Obituary, directions, and register book can be found on

The family requests that no flowers be sent for the memorial service and to dress casually.