Welcome friends of Tommy Hiett
Blake Milton here, taking care of Tommy's affairs after his passing Saturday, January 25th 2014 around 6:45
For quite some time I've been tending to my lifelong friend Tommy Hiett during his battle with cancer.
It was a difficult struggle for him and he put up a fight all the way to the end. He loved and lived life and just didn't want to leave us.
The world was a better place with him in it and is greatly diminished in his absence.
The Memorial Event/Tribute to Tommy's Life February 16th, 2014 was held at Trees, 2709 Elm Street in Deep Ellum Dallas.
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Thanks to everyone who attended, everyone who participated and everyone who contributed to making thie Memorial-Celebration of Tommy Hiett's life such an awesome, succesful event.
Special thanks to those who contributed to the musical event that followed the memorial.
Andy Timmons, Eric Sykes, John Arbour and these bands 11/21, Afterlife and Moment's Notice, those who loaned equipment, David Chavez, Kevin Rothstein Kyle Williams,and True Tidwell and finally to Clint, Eric, Peanut and Robin at Trees for making this event such a tremendous success.
The producers (and co-worker, bandmate and friend Tracy Kornet) at KTVT CBS 11 paid tribute to Tommy during the 10pm newscast Sunday, January 26, 2014 following the 2014 Grammy Awards. Tommy was a celebrated man among those he worked with at the KTVT and all those he influenced musically world wide.
And the family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude and acknowledge the support and contributions of these individuals:
- Blake Milton
- True Tidwell
- Terry Barnes
- Sylvia Villareal
- Gary Schneider
- Tracy Kornet
- Troy Lemich
- Mark Grissom
- Clint Barlow
- and all those that supported Tommy in the last few years through your prayers and thoughts.