Tom M. Duvall, 57, of New Haven, MO, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 at his residence in New Haven. Tom was born in Perryville, Missouri on March 15, 1962, a son of Melvin F. and Bernice Marie (Ahne) Duvall.
He was the husband of Daina (Hauther) Duvall. They were united in marriage on June 28,1986 at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven, Mo.
Tom was a member of the Sons of the American Legion, New Haven, Mo . He started his working career as a welder at the Zero Manufacturing Plant in Berger. He then took a job as a machinist at Kellwood Manufacturing in New Haven. Tom was the Tool & Die Supervisor and then became the plant manager at Metalcraft Enterprises, now known as Tubular Steel, New Haven.
Tom enjoyed working outside, working in his shop, doing remodeling projects, and hunting, especially hanging out with the gang at deer camp. Tom was a perfectionist. Those that knew him, would tell you he made sure that what ever he was doing was done right, there were no shortcuts and he would never say that's good enough, it had to be right. Tom was also a Chevrolet enthusiast, he was currently restoring a '70 Chevy Chevelle SS in his own shop which he called "Tom's Speed Shop". He was especially proud of his family and that he got to hold his first grandson.
Tom is survived by his wife Daina, by his mother Bernice, of New Haven, by his two children Miles Duvall, and Melanie Duvall, and her son Markie Thomas Hartzell, all of New Haven; by his brother, Dave Duvall and wife Donna, of New Haven; a sister, Barbara Zerr and husband Joe, of Hermann; a brother Tim Duvall and wife Becky, of New Haven; by his mother and father-in-law, Joyce and Robert Hauther, of Warrenton; by three brothers-in-law, Rich and Phillip Hauther, of Warrenton; and Bob Hauther Jr., of Bridgeton, and by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 30th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday May 1st at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, with Rev. David Poe officiating.
Burial will be at the New Haven Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society, The Diabetes Association, or Four Rivers Career Center, Washington, MO. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.
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