He married Janet Ramsey on August 4, 1990 in Bristol, Indiana.
Thomas was a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. He loved his family, horseback riding, gardening, and nature. His most recent study was the field of geology at Southern Utah University.
He is survived by his wife; children Mark Ackart (Nancy) of Minneapolis, MN; Daniel Ackart of Madison, WS; T. Scott Ackart of Orlando, FL; Rachel Keillor (Matt) of Highlands Ranch, CO; Daniel Schick (Nicole) of Vacaville, CA; his brother David Ackart of Minneapolis, MN; and 6 beloved grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, and sisters Marianne Dowling and Kathryn Robinson.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Please make donations to the Sandra Maxwell Cancer Center at 1303 N Main Street in Cedar City, Utah. Arrangements are being handled by Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be made at www.sumortuary.com.