Tommy William Hooker, 87, of Springfield, Ore., passed away on April 23, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Tom was born July 19, 1934 in Upland, Calif., to Thomas & Mary Hooker.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Mary (Randazzo) whom he married on Jan. 21 1955, in Corona, Calif., their two children, Tom Jr. (Kathy) and Terrie Streeter (Les) and two grandsons Blake and Ethan Streeter; siblings: Tommy Kerr, Brandi McIntosh, Linda Whitford, Barbara Thompson, Janet Beuca and Donna Deason.

After graduating high school, Tom spent four years in the U.S. Navy working for Naval Intelligence and proudly serving his country in the Korean war. In 1965, Tom joined the Eugene Police Department where he worked as a patrol officer for four years followed by 21 years as a detective, until he retired in 1989. That same year, Tom Joined the U.S. Marshall Service working at the Federal Court House as a Deputy Marshall for an additional five years. Tom was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He spent many a day hunting for deer, elk, antelope, sheep, and bear. He had many hobbies, including collecting wine labels and poker chips. He also enjoyed genealogy and traveling. The hobby he loved most was making rock spheres. He made over 90. They were displayed in the State Capitol building in Salem as well as the Lane County Fair Grounds. Tom spent two terms as the President of the Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club where he was a lifetime member. A celebration of life was held May 10 at Waypoint Community Church in Springfield.