Thomas Maxwell Flood of Danville, California passed away peacefully in his home on May 5, 2023, after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loved ones. Tom was born on March 8, 1944, to Katherine Lenore and Bernard Paul Flood in San Jose, California. He graduated from Victor Valley High School in 1962, where he played football, baseball and was Student Body President. Throughout the summers, he worked at 76 Gas Stations owned by a family friend in Victorville. Always a hard worker, Tom went on to study History at Stanford University where he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity. After graduating from Stanford in 1966 with a bachelor’s degree, he landed his frst job at AT&T. He began his successful 28-year career as a manager and happily retired as the Vice President of Operator Services at Pacifc Bell. When Tom retired in 1994, he spent his time traveling, fshing, golfng, watching his beloved Stanford Cardinal and 49ers, collecting coins, stamps and other historical documents. Following his interests, Tom started his own business - Flood Autographs and Collectibles. Tom spent many hours researching and studying his genealogy back to the 15th Century. As an 8th generation Californian, he was an active member of Los Californianos and honored to be elected to the Board of Directors. Tom enjoyed spending time with family, especially his eight grandchildren going to their school plays, sports games, feld trips and EVERY birthday celebration! His love and support for them was endless. Tom is survived by his daughters; Hilary Navone and Elizabeth Leal and his eight grandchildren; Olivia Navone, Thomas Navone, Joseph Navone, Amelia Navone, Aron Leal, Will Leal, Sarah Leal, John Leal, his four younger siblings; Andrea Bardwell, Timothy Flood, Michael Flood and Sharon Tsutsumi, along with many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his beloved, long-time partner Lynne Reynolds and her daughter Jenise Reynolds. Tom was preceded in death by his loving parents. A celebration of life will be at Oakmont Memorial Park on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 10:30am in Inspiration Chapel.