Thomas Sifuentes, Jr.

Thomas J. Sifuentes passed away in his home on the 28th of July, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 58. Visitation will be held at 6:00 P.M., Thursday, August 4, 2016 with the Funeral Service to follow at 7:00 P.M. at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, Raytown, Missouri.

Thomas is survived by his parents, Thomas J. Sifuentes Senior and Belinda Sifuentes his siblings; Mark Sifuentes, Wendy Chavez, Sienna Sifuentes, and Kimberly Howard, his children; Lucas Sifuentes, Desirree McDonough, April Marshall, and Christopher Sifuentes. He is also survived by four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Betty Hook.

Thomas was born on February 22, 1958 in Kansas City, Missouri. He worked at Fox 4 News for 40 years as a photojournalist. He loved to fish, enjoyed gardening, and was an avid Kansas City sports fan.

He will be greatly missed by all.


  1. Pam Monteleone on August 2, 2016 at 12:21 pm

    Jim and I are so, so very sorry to hear of Tommy’s passing. He was an amazing man and always a geniune friend. We will miss him terribly. Praying for the family now and in the future.
    Love and Prayers,
    Jim and Pam Monteleone

  2. Patti and Andy Mclaughlin on August 3, 2016 at 3:09 pm

    Our deepest sympathies on Tommy’s passing, our prayers are with you all…

    Much Love,
    Andy and Patti

  3. Gordon Docking on August 5, 2016 at 9:10 pm

    My prayers are with Tommy and his family. I worked with him for 12 years and he was a joy to work with.

  4. Bob Thill on August 6, 2016 at 1:12 pm

    So sorry to hear of Tommy’s passing. What a great videographer and good man. My heartfelt sympathies to the family.

  5. Salma Griffith on March 19, 2018 at 8:06 pm

    Thomas was my mom’s step brother. I never met him but I have definitely heard of him by all of his family. For all the prayers, thank you.

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