PIQUA - Louis Thomas "Tom" Batty, 68, of Piqua, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013, at 10 p.m. at his residence. He was born Nov. 3, 1944, in Darke County, to Mary (Bey) Batty of Versailles, 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; brothers and sisters in law, Dennis and Roberta Batty of Marysville, 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 at 2 p.m. Friday, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery, Greenville. Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, 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.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on July 9, 2013