Arthur Thomas “Tom” Higley, Sr., 96, Basehor, Kansas, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Bonner Springs Nursing Rehab Center, Bonner Spring, Kansas.

Arthur Thomas “Tom” Higley, Sr., 96, Basehor, Kansas, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Bonner Springs Nursing Rehab Center, Bonner Spring, Kansas.
Graveside service and burial was at 11 a.m., Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Round Mound Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Round Mound Cemetery and may be sent in care of the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be left at www.beckerdyer.com.
Tom was born April 17, 1923 in Cummings, Kansas, the son of Clarence Newton and Viola May (Mayfield) Higley. He graduated from Horton High School in 1942. Arthur was a truck driver for Meyer Dairy, retiring in 1980 after 20 years. He was a member of the Antique Airplane Association and owned and flew a 1937 J2 Cub.
Survivors include a son, Rick and Ramona Higley, Basehor, Kansas, a daughter, Angie Higley, Horton, Kansas, two siblings, Don Higley, Atchison, Kansas, Lois Lyndsey, Stover, Missouri, grandsons, Allen Larson and Mitchell Higley and two great grandchildren, Alyssa, Ryan.
He was preceded in death by a son, Tom Higley and a sister, Marie Fehr and two brothers, Freddie Higley Norman Higley, and a granddaughter, Melissa Dawn.