MITCHELL Gerald W. Tolliver, 62, passed away at 10:46 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2011, at his residence.
Born March 8, 1949 in Bedford, he was the son of Donald M. and Carol Rae (Tharp) Tolliver. He married Patty Jean (Mann) Thoms November 19, 2010.
Gerald graduated from Mitchell High School in 1967 and Indiana State University. He was a teacher at Mitchell High School retiring in 2010, after 40 years of service. During his tenure he sponsored SADD and also taught drivers education. He was recently elected to Mitchell City Council and had served two terms as Persimmon Festival Chairman. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge No. 228 F&AM.
Patty Tolliver, Mitchell
Jason (Stefanie)Tolliver, Indianapolis
Kevin (Abbie) Tolliver, Brownsburg
Adam (Christy) Tolliver, Charlestown
Michelle Bowers, Campbellsburg
Alex Thoms, Mitchell
Adam Thoms, Orleans
Daniel Thoms, Bloomington
Rebecca Russell, Seymour
David Thoms, Orleans
John Thoms, Oklahoma
Evan Thoms, Orleans
Solomon Thoms, Mitchell
Logan Thoms, Orleans
Mark W. (Beth) Tolliver, Mitchell
McKinley, Lucy, Katie, and Isabella
6 step grandchildren
His parents preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, at Mitchell Church of Christ with Bro. Allen Burris and Rev. Kevin Giggy officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday at the church.
Memorial Gifts: Mitchell Community Schools Scholarship Foundation