Thomas Jay Schembra, 83, of Salem, passed away May 2, 2013, in Salem, Missouri.

Tom Schembra is survived by his wife, Gloria Schembra, of Salem; children Laura Kay Stoll and husband, Randy, Rolla; Thomas Jay Schembra Jr and wife, Elizabeth, Annapolis; Julie Ann Dalton and husband, Doug, Arnold. Step-children: Dan Whitaker and friend, Carolyn, Salem; Joann Schafer and husband, Stanley, Salem; Mike Whitaker and wife, Lisa, Sullivan; Paul Whitaker and wife, Gina, Salem. Grandchildren: Allison, Erin and Kaylyn Stoll; Emily, Audrey and Abby Schembra; Samantha Dalton; Bek, Laura and Ben Whitaker; Ginger Smith; Tim Lewis; Tom Whitaker; Brooke and Mackenzie Whitaker and Josh Heady. An aunt, Cathy Hawkins. He also had nine great-grandchildren, amny cousins and friends.

Visitation will be Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 2-4 p.m. at the Licking United Methodist Church.

Funeral Service will be Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 4 p.m. at the Licking United Methodist Church. Graveside service will be Monday, May 6, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri with Full Military Honors.

Memorials may be made to the Licking United Methodist Church cards are available at Wilson Mortuary, Salem.

Arrangements under direction of Wilson Mortuary of Salem, Missouri. Online condolences may be entered at