Thomas L. Travis, 78

Thomas L. Travis, longtime resident of Riggins, Idaho passed away on December 14th, at the age of 78.  He succumbed to his injuries sustained in an auto accident.  Tom was an avid hunter and fisherman.  He had a passion for muscle cars, working with metal and creating art.  His compassion for others inspired him to create one of a kind coat racks, and many other beautiful signs in which he enjoyed donating to those in need.

Tom is survived by his wife of 30 years, Tracy Travis, his former wife Cleo Travis, his son, Rick (Lona) Travis and their two boys, Rylie and Tysen. His daughter, Tammy Flechsing and her son Travis. He also has two stepdaughters, Ryan Russell and Shea Shanahan; 8 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  His brother Joe Travis, and two sister’s, Sheri (Aaron) Wilson and Cindy (Fred) Koski.  Also, numerous nieces and nephews. And last but not least….his beloved Pomeranian, Dusty Rose.

Tom was preceded in death by his father, Keith and his mother, Lavon Travis.

Blackmer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements and a celebration of life will be next Spring. Send condolences online to the family at

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