Thomas “Tommy” Lonadier, passed the morning of May 19th 2021. A memorial service is to be held Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Pace Recreational Center at 2138 Hwy 1226, Natchitoches, Louisiana, at 2pm. He was born on February 20, 1968 to A1C Bobby Lonadier and Carolyn Smith, teacher. Thomas spent most of his childhood playing sports, graduating from St. Mary’s 1987. He went on to receive an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Delgado University. Soon after he met his wife, Karen Briggs. They spent most of their lives in Natchitoches. Thomas was a first responder and chief for Clarence Fire Department. His interests included family, hunting, computers, and more recently tribal affairs. He devoted most of his time to family and helping others. Mr. Lonadier is survived by his mother, Carolyn Smith Lonadier; wife, Karen Briggs; 2 children, Leann and Haley Lonadier; sister, Tammy Lonadier; brother and spouse, Tracey and Amy Lonadier; 3 nephews; and 1 niece. He was preceded in death by father, Bobby Lonadier; paternal grandparents, Elmer and Merle Desadier; maternal grandparents, Thomas and Margie McKenzie Smith; 3 aunts; 2 uncles; and 3 cousins.