PIQUA - Louis Thomas "Tom" Batty, age 68, of Piqua, Ohio, passed away on July 6, 2013, at 10 p.m. at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 3, 1944, in Darke County, Ohio, to Mary (Bey) Batty of Versailles, Ohio, and the late Louis Francis Batty.
Tom is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Brenda Batty of Greenville; daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Joe Shumaker of Greenville; grandchildren, Adam Batty, Ashley Batty, Jessica (Bryan) Dunnell, Zachary Edwards, Joshua Edwards, Natalia Bryant, Tayvon Batty and Shelby Shumaker; great-grandchildren, Isiah, Christian, Emma and Madison; soul mate, Kathy LeMaster of Piqua, Ohio; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dennis and Roberta Batty of Marysville, Ohio, George and Mary Batty of New York, Kenneth and Humara Batty of Fresno, Calif., and Stephen Batty of Versailles; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Heather Batty.
Tom worked as a yard dog driver for Honda in Troy. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge of Troy and Greenville and Moose Lodge in Greenville. He loved golfing, playing cards and was an avid Buckeyes fan.
There will be a service held on Friday at 2 p.m. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio.
Family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. as well as on Friday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Dayton Children's Hospital. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com