R.I.P Carmen Tom

Carmen D. Tom, a long time resident of Maple Valley and long time Jolly Rogers Motorcycle Club member passed away peacefully on April 20, 2018. Carmen was born on April 26, 1926 in Britton, South Dakota to Mr. and Mrs. John D. Tom.
Carmen Tom
Carmen married Donna Hansen on June 19, 1949 in Britton and later moved to the Seattle area. They had four sons; John, Michael, Eugene and Russell. Carmen was known in the area for his passion of motorcycles which lead him to sharing that love by starting Downtown Harley Davidson.

The Jolly Rogers are dedicating this year’s  Bonehead Enduro to him on Sunday April 29, 2018. Carmen  was the oldest rider to collect all the bones on one of the very wettest  years of the Bonehead. He attended many years and said it was his “favorite ride of the year”.

He was a long time VME member and a supporter of the Pacific Northwest Museum of Motorcycling. His service is April 28, 2018. The next day is the Bonehead Enduro and it’s the Jollies honor to dedicate the Enduro to him.

Carmen is survived by his sons John, Michael and Eugene including many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Donna and son Russell.

Check out more of Carmen Tom’s life, long time member of the Jolly Rogers Motorcycle Club in his book titled, “Yesterday’s Memories Tomorrow’s Dreams” exclusively here on this blog, http://blog.jollyrogersmotorcycleclub.com/?cat=4

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