Tommy “Paps” Lively, 81, of Boyd, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Azle. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Olton Cemetery with Rev. Hollis Parson officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors of Olton. Tommy was born April 24, 1936, in Hico, Texas, to JD and Vivian Lively. On Jan. 15, 1956, Tommy married Peggy Gray in Olton. He farmed in the Earth and Dimmitt areas and was a member of Lee Street Baptist Church in Dimmitt. Tommy moved to Boyd four years ago from Spearman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy, in 2007; a daughter, Teresa Roberts in 2015; his parents; and a brother. Survivors include his step-mother, Norma Lively of Lubbock; three sons, Terry Lively and his wife, Connie of Lubbock, Todd Lively and his wife, Melissa of Wildorado, and Ty Lively and his wife, Dixie of Gainesville; a son-in-law, Mark Roberts of Boyd; two sisters, Reba Leming of Marble Falls and Betty Gardner of Des Moines, IA; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

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