Tom Inman

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UNION CITY, Ohio - Tom Inman, 63, of Union City, Ohio, passed away on March 24, 2013, at the Kettering Medical Center.

Tom Inman, 63, of Union City, Ohio, passed away on March 24, 2013, at the Kettering Medical Center.

Tom was born on Sept. 7, 1949, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Mary Lou Scroughum and the late Elzie Inman.

Tom had worked for Workhorse Chassis in Union City, Ind. He served our country in the United States Army, during the war in Vietnam. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Greenville, Ohio. He was always doing something to keep him busy. He loved woodworking and made various items. He also collected coins, had a big interest in old cars and going to car shows. He loved to work in his garden and also loved cooking and fishing. Tom was a devoted husband, father and brother and a super grandfather.

Tom is preceded in death by his father; a brother, Daryle Lee Inman, and a granddaughter, Lexy Pharr.

Left behind to cherish his memory is his mother, Marylou Scroughum of Fort Wayne, Ind.; his wife, Esther (Caldwell) Inman, who he married on July 9,1993; sons and daughters-in-law, T.J and Stacy Inman of Greenville, Ohio, and Scott Smedley and Penny of Decatur, Ind.; daughters and sons-in-law, Chasity and Levi Vinson of Union City, Ind., and Denise and Jaime Oakes of Englewood, Ohio; grandchildren, Devin Frankman, Dorian Inman, D'Juan Sanchez, Ashton, Braxtin, Zayne Inman, Candace Bettinger and fiance Corby Rickert, Tristin Pharr, Jenessa and Isiah Smedley; six stepgrandchildren, Coleton and Kelton Oaks, and Ciera, Spencer, Carley Jo and Sydnie Williams; a stepgreat-grandchild, Halle Williams;brother and sister-in-law, Howard and Sheri Inman of Greenville, Ohio; sisters and brother-in-law, Violet Klackner of Greenville, Dixie and Bob Bloom of Fort Wayne, Ind., Germaine Main of Marathon, Fla., Claudia Smith and fiance Rex of Greenville, Ohio, Laura and Jerry Woodyard of Greenville, Ohio, and Debra and Les Ward, Versailles.

Private family services will be held at a later date. The family wishes that memorial contributions be made to Kettering Medical Center, 3535 Southern Blvd., Kettering, OH 45429. Braund-Pope Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to


Published in The Daily Advocate on Mar. 27, 2013
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