Thomas L. Escamilla (60) of Monahans, Texas was welcomed into the kingdom of his heavenly Father on April 26th, 2022, in Odessa, Texas.
Tommy was born May 3rd, 1961, in Monahans, Texas to Mario and Amalia Escamilla. He was a graduate of Monahans High School, Class of 1979 where he served as a student athletic trainer. He also served as a student athletic trainer for Sul-Ross University Class of 1984. He was married to Penny Ebensberger on September 22nd, 1984.
Tommy was employed by XTO (Formally Bass Enterprises). He was a Lobo band sponsor for ten years. One of his fondest band memories is when the Lobos were in the playoffs because he was able to dress in his green and white Santa Claus suit. Tommy served on the Ward County hospital board and Credit Union board. In 2011, Tommy and Penny were awarded the Ward County Youth Leadership award. Tommy was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and would erect the Christmas Nativity Scene.
Pallbearers will be the Knights of Columbus.
Tommy is preceded in death by his parents: Mario and Amalia Escamilla, brother Alex Escamilla, father-in-law Phil Ebensberger, brother-in-law Michael Ebensberger, and niece Kristina Fonseca.
Tommy is survived by his wife Penny Escamilla (38 years), mother-in-law Jenny Ebensberger, brothers Mario Escamilla (wife Debbie) of Colorado City, Jesus “Caboose” Escamilla of Monahans, sister-in-law Loureds Escamilla, grandsons Jaiden and Jordan Jackson-Escamilla of Monahans, Aunt and Uncles Mable Rubalcava, Press and Amelia Escamilla, Joe and Fidela Borrego, Raul and Carmen Florez, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
The family would like to thank everyone who supported him during his long illness.