Marion Thomas “Tom” Kinder – Mitchell
May 15, 1919 – May 6, 2017
Marion Thomas “Tom” Kinder, 97, of Bedford, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford.
Born May 15, 1919, in Williams, he was the son of Thomas George and Maude (Stalcup) Kinder. He was previously married to Lucille Thompson.
Tom bought and sold lumber for more than 50 years. He flew his own Beechcraft Baron with his lumber business. He graduated from Williams High School in 1937, and received a bachelor’s degree in forestry from Purdue University in 1949. Tom was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, and served from 1941-1945.
Survivors include his daughter, Lois Ann Herzog of Cambridge City; grandchildren, Jon Kinder of Mitchell, Jason Kinder of Mitchell, Eric Herzog of Anderson, David Herzog of Hagerstown, Kara Herzog of Harrison, Ohio; brother, Harry Andy Kinder of Bedford
His parents; son, Jeffrey Kinder; and siblings, Donald Kinder, Herbert Kinder, Ernest, France Kinder, Novella Kinder, and Lorraine Krabbe, preceded him in death.
Cremation was chosen. Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com