Tommy Lee Ferris, 58, Topeka: April 1, 1962 – May 2, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. – Tommy Lee Ferris, 58, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020, at his home in Topeka, Kan., after a lengthy illness. Tommy was born April 1, 1962, in Topeka, the son of Eldon and Mary (Schooler) Ferris.

He grew up in the Scranton, Kan., area, and attended school there. Tommy worked throughout Topeka as a carpenter and roofer. He was known as a fixer of many things. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his parents, Eldon and Mary Ferris, of Topeka; a son, Tommy Marshall; a daughter, Dana (Adil) Aslam, Richardson, Texas; his girlfriend, Lori Welch; a sister, Lisa Ferris, Topeka; eight grandchildren; and his ex-common law wife, Laura Marshall.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Ferris.

No services are scheduled at this time. Tommy’s wishes were to be cremated. Condolences can be left at

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