Thomas Wayne Borden, 51, who resided in Paris, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Fort Smith.

He was born Sept. 3, 1965, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. to the late Odell Borden and Wedona (Potts) Borden.

He was a factory worker, an auto mechanic, loved fishing, and he was a member of the Baptist church.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Phyllis (Warren) Borden; one daughter, Amber Nicole Borden of Tennessee; one son, James Allen Borden of Moore, Okla.; one sister, Tammy Cotton of Ola; and one brother, Herman Ray Borden of Ozark.

A family held memorial service will be at a later date.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home in Paris.

To pay an online tribute, please visit www.brothertonbrothersfuneralhomes.com.