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Thomas Seybold, Jr.Passing: February 24, 2012

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.

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4 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Kara (Harner) Hamm | Bloomington, IN
    Date: March 8, 2012
    To the family of Tom Seybold: I grew up in the West Baden church (my mother played the organ) and have such fond memories of Tom and Margie, Pauline and Johnny, and Hattie and Minnie. I remember the church picnics at their place between Paoli & French Lick, playing in the creek, and the geese. One time my friend and I were the only ones who showed up for choir practice, and Margie took us to Bloomington to shop as a reward. I was so sorry to hear that Tom had passed away. Your family is in my prayers.
  2. Guest: Darlene Dalton | Mitchell, IN
    Date: March 2, 2012
    Marquetta & family, we are sorry to have read about the loss of your father. You have our sincere sympathy. Darlene Dalton and family.
  3. Guest: Marcella Dalton | Orleans, IN
    Date: March 2, 2012
    Thinking of you with sympathy. We are sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort you. Marcella Dalton, Steve, Debbie, Susie and families
  4. Guest: Ruth Dickey Marshall | west baden springs, IN
    Date: February 27, 2012
    Tommy, sorry to hear about the loss of your father. May God comfort you and your family.