Thomas Wayne Starks was born on May 15, 1979 in Baltimore County to Terry Starks and Linda Fair. He graduated from Kenwood High School May 31, 1997. Thomas honorably served his country in the military for 4 years as an Army Ranger in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He hated injustice and therefore he had inner turmoil with the things he had experienced in the line of duty. He battled with PTSD for a long time thereafter.
Thomas Worked for CBI, and recently at Aptim as an engineering technician. He was a hard and dedicated worker. He was a great artist and had recently started a business making custom leather products. Apart from being a great provider, Tom was a great Dad, husband, son and brother. He was loving, kind, giving, very intelligent, funny, sensitive, and very compassionate. Thomas always went above and beyond for others.
He had been undergoing treatment for PTSD, but on January 25 at his home in BelAir, Thomas succumbed to the battle.
His grandfathers Jerry Starks and Robert Joseph Herbert precede him.
To cherish his memory he leaves behind his loving wife and best friend of eight years Angela Starks, his 2 sons Brian Mwangi and Thomas Starks (TJ), his mothers Linda Jones and Linda Starks, his fathers Terry Starks and Jerry Jones, his brothers Keith, Lindelle, Daniel, Benjamin, and Caleb, aunts and uncles, 17 nieces and nephews, and 2 grandmothers.
Gone too soon, but forever engraved in our hearts.
Matthew 11:28 “Come to me all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest”
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