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Tom D. Whitman

October 20, 1944 — February 23, 2023

Tommy D. Whitman, age 78, of Bryan, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2023 at his home surrounded by his family. Tom was an active member of Life Changing Church in Edgerton and their Monday Morning Men’s group. He was a truck driver and retired as an owner/operator. Tom was a car guy. He enjoyed buying, restoring, showing and selling street rods and older cars. He and his wife enjoyed spending many years wintering in Florida. Tommy D. Whitman was born October 20, 1944 in Edgerton, Ohio, the son of Ernest H. and Esther J. (Robinett) Whitman. He was a 1962 graduate of Edgerton High School and graduated from Stautzenberger College with a degree in Accounting. He married Mary E. Ayres on April 3, 1965 in Bryan and she preceded him in death on May 26, 2022. Tom is survived by two sons, Jeffery (Lisa) Whitman, of Bryan, and Christopher (Jenny) Whitman, of Hicksville, Ohio; one daughter, Shelley (Curt) Lyons, of Toledo, Ohio; seven grandchildren; Caitlin (Zack) Whitman, of Bryan, Joshua (Beth) Retcher, of Toledo, Haley (Brandon) Osborn, of Waterville, Ohio, Jacob Whitman, of Toledo, Alexis (Danny) Turk, of DuPont, Washington, Rachel (Nate) Wakefield, of Statesboro, Georgia, and Mikaela Penn, of Toledo; fourteen great-grandchildren; brothers, Keith (Kathy) Whitman, of Astor, Florida, Gary (Lorraine) Whitman, of Edgerton, David (Linda) Whitman, of West Unity and James (Pamela) Whitman, of Edon; a sister, Linda (Greg) Gelhausen, of Somerset, Kentucky and sisters-in-law, Martha Hartman and Patricia (Norm) Balbontin, both of Bryan. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Mary, nephews, Kurt Whitman and David Lovejoy and brothers-in-law, Larry Hartman and Lee Ayres. Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2023 from 1:00-4:00 P.M. at Krill Funeral Home, 114 East Hull Street, Edgerton. Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 27, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. in the funeral home with Pastor Rick Stiver officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Edgerton. Memorial donations are requested to Life Changing Church.
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Sunday, February 26, 2023

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Krill Funeral Service - Edgerton

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Monday, February 27, 2023

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Krill Funeral Service - Edgerton

114 E Hull St, Edgerton, OH 43517

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