Thomas Seybold, Jr., 91, a former resident of Mitchell, passed from this life surrounded by the love and comfort of his family on Friday, February 24, 2012 at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana.
Tom was born on February 15, 1921 in French Lick, Indiana to the late Thomas Seybold and Lindy (Hall) Seybold Caplinger.
He was a graduate of West Baden High School and lived his life in Orange County with his wife, Marjorie Marie (Pitcher) Seybold. She preceded him in death in May 1988.
He was a pipefitter and member of the Local Union #136-Plumbers and Steamfitters of Evansville.
Tom served his country honorably during WWII from January 25, 1943 January 6, 1946 in the U.S. Army. He received three bronze stars, a good conduct medal and victory medal for his service.
He held memberships in the Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post #250 and the Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #9107, both in Mitchell. He also enjoyed fishing and later in life, he took an interest in dancing.
He is survived by a host of loving family including his son, Thomas L. (wife, Annette) Seybold of Newburgh, IN; daughter, Marquetta (husband, Buddy) Dalton of Centerton, IN; 4 grandchildren, Phillip, Eric & Amanda Dalton and Garrett Seybold; 10 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife and three sisters, Margie Seybold, Minnie Dixon and Grace Abel.
Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life Memorial Service on Saturday, March 3rd at 1:00 p.m. at the Chastain Funeral Home in Mitchell, Indiana. Military honors wil be accorded by the American Legion Post #250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #9107.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church, 139 N 8th Street, Mitchell, Indiana 47446.