Monday, June 4th, 2007
Thomas C. Silverthorn, 64, 2207 Deerfield Crossing, Piqua, died at 12:50 p.m. June 3, 2007, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born Oct. 11, 1942, in Detroit, Mich., to James Leroy and Margaret Dalby Silverthorn. On July 24, 1972, he married Bonnie Baker, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Todd, Piqua; a daughter, Heather (Dustin) Free, Piqua; a brother, Kenneth (Margaret), Sidney; and a granddaughter.
He retired after almost 30 years as a safety technician at Crown Equipment Corp., New Bremen. He also was an ordained minister for more than 20 years and was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving in the Vietnam War.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua, the Rev. Lanny Kelley officiating. Burial is at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Military rites will be performed by Veterans Elite Tribute Squad.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences can be sent to www.jamiesonandyannucci.com.