Thomas Allen Heald, Rapid City Weekly News columnist and son of Shirley and Jim Heald of Rapid City, passed away Sunday night. Thomas was a dedicated volunteer at Penn Dem events, a great writer and seeker of truth. We will miss him and extend our sincerest wishes to his family. The funeral will be on Friday, May 8, at South Canyon Lutheran Church, 700 44th St. No memorial yet established. Osheim Catron Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.