Wednesday, February 18th, 2009
Thomas M. Besecker, 57, of Bradford and the Grand Lake area, died Feb. 16, 2009, at 5:15 p.m. at his residence. Death was due to cancer.
He was born April 9, 1951, in Darke County, to Paul Besecker and Betty Miles Johnson. He married Denise Karns, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, John and Adam, Bradford; two stepdaughters, Dani Brown, Greenville, and Darra Rinehart, Piqua; a brother, Michael (Karen), Covington; a sister, Sue (Sam) Park, Bradford; and three grandchildren.
Deceased is a stepfather, Gene Johnson.
He was a farmer and a 1969 graduate of Franklin Monroe High School.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, with Dean Thompson officiating. Burial is at Newcomer Cemetery, Darke County.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences can be left at www.zecharbailey.com.