Thomas Edward Gius of Alpine, Texas died as a result of a respiratory illness on May 11, 2020. Tom was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Oct. 14, 1940. After high school, he joined the Army and served for three years at Sandia Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In his civilian career, he worked for various municipalities in New Mexico. When he retired 20 ago, Tom moved to Alpine.
During his years in New Mexico, he enjoyed working as a broadcaster for many radio stations. Tom had a life-long interest in ham radio, including broadcasting and the collection and rehabilitation of classic radio equipment.
Tom is survived by his sister, Carole Bonner (Robert) of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, and two daughters, Karen Gius of Albuquerque and Becky Gius of Tampa, Florida. He is also survived by other family and friends, and especially ham radio operators.
Many Alpine residents were wonderful to Tom as he struggled with a variety of health issues in the last six months.
Private services will be held.
Alpine Memorial Funeral Home was entrusted with his services.