Thomas “Tommy John” Leith, Sr., 65, of Redwood Falls and the Lower Sioux Community, journeyed to the Spirit World Friday, June 23, 2017 at his home. Memorial services were held at Tuesday, June 27 at St. Cornelia’s Episcopal Church on the Lower Sioux Community. Burial was in St. Cornelia’s Episcopal Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Thomas John Leith, Sr., Wakiyan Ozuya “Thunder Warrior” was born March 29, 1952 in Minneapolis to Marcella Leith. His aunt and uncle, Ariella and Jackson Leith, raised him from when he was six months old. Tom was baptized and confirmed at Bishop Whipple Mission on the Lower Sioux Community. He attended Morton High School. Tom served in the U.S. Army from 1969-73, including two tours in Vietnam. Tom was proud of his military service and was very glad he was able to serve. His mother, Ariella, passed away in 2001. On April 13, 2007 he married Michelle Leith. Tom achieved sobriety and enjoyed every new day being sober and clean. He attended AA where he spent time trying to help others get sober and was always looking for the good in them. Tom enjoyed motorcycles, cars, fishing and walking. Tom is survived by his wife Michelle Leith; children: Tom, Jr., Charles and Marcus Leith, Amy Chouanard, Lisa Paz, Germaine Schmidt, Fred Pendleton and their mother Margaret; daughter Ariella Leith; step-daughters Charie Heil and Renee Gonzales; grandchildren: Lucas, Keenan, Miranda, Mary, Mercedes, Morgan, Thomas, Silas, Marcus, Jr., Merissa, Michael, Joulsten, Joseph, Victor, Alysa, Nicholas, Tawnee, Quincy, Salicia, Arriana, Raul, Xander, Xavier, Maiya, Naveigh and Rudy III; great-grandchildren: Mila, Aubree and Letty. He is also survived by siblings: Cal Leith, Jr., Audrey (Francis) Haas, Sherry Leith, Greg Leith and Glen Leith. He is preceded in death by his aunt and uncle: Ariella and Jack Leith and sisters: Yvonne and Julie.