Thomas H Virden

June 5, 1935 - April 9, 2018
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Thomas Hamilton Virden, 82, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully in the Community Hospice Truman House on April 9, 2018.

Born in East Liverpool, O. on June 5, 1935, he was the son of the late Thomas and Louise (Crowan) Virden.

After completing his formal education, Tom joined the United States military, w…

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Thomas Hamilton Virden, 82, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully in the Community Hospice Truman House on April 9, 2018.

Born in East Liverpool, O. on June 5, 1935, he was the son of the late Thomas and Louise (Crowan) Virden.

After completing his formal education, Tom joined the United States military, where he served in the Army and ultimately retired from the Navy.

Tom married the love of his life, the former Deborah I. Wheeler, on July 22, 1976, with whom he was married to for more than 40 years. He loved spending time with her and his children and grandchildren. Tom also was an avid bowler and Pittsburgh Steelers fan, loved to be in the sun, and had a deep faith in God.

He will be deeply missed by his wife; his children, Rachael (Wes) Westfall, Tony (Kellie) Breehl, Jeff Virden, Christopher Virden and David Virden, both of Arizona; his grandchildren, Kylie Seldenright-Westfall, Sammi (Chuck) Stout, Alyssa (Rob) Virden, Jeffery Virden, Kiersty (Derek) Correll, and Jessica and Scott Virden; and great-grandchildren, Jameson and Orion Seldenright, Courtland and Hazel Stout, and Keigen and Orion Virden.

In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in passing by his son, Robert Lee Virden; and his sister, Barb Schultz.

At Tom’s request, he has bequeathed his body to The Ohio State University Medical Center for medical education and research.

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Born: June 5, 1935
Died: April 9, 2018

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Amanda Lynn posted on 4/23/18

My thoughts and prayers to Mr.Videns family and friends. It was an honor taking care of him. I really enjoyed seeing him in the clinic. Thank You for your service.

 

Vivian Scott posted on 4/16/18

Debbie Deepest sympathy to you & your family.

 

Rhonda Stewart posted on 4/14/18

To my dearest friend, personalized patient and second father....I will forever think of you when I sit outside enjoying the sun. I will also cherish your guidance in faith and belief in God. Thank you for helping me in rough times....God rest your soul. I love you! Rhonda

 

Ron Wheeler posted on 4/13/18

A few years ago I had the pleasure of seeing Uncle Tom and Aunt Deb in Key West. It was such a wonderful day spending time with them as I drove them around Key West for few hours. Memories such as those always help to ease the burden of loss, my deepest condolences to the family. Love to all!

 

JOHN AND JACCI KOKINSKI posted on 4/12/18

Debbie and family are prayers are with you and Tom will be missed but not forgotten. John will miss the road trips they took and stopping to talk to him. He was such a good guy with a big heart. Such a loss for all of us.

 

Kurt L Butcher posted on 4/12/18

My thoughts an prayers to the family . I had the pleasure of knowing Mr Virden and so enjoyed talking to Mr Virden everytime he came to the New Phila VA Mr Virden always had a smile no matter what ! He was the ray of sunshine on a gloomy day !!!!! May you rest in peace as you are in the lords hands . Kurt Security Officer New Philadelphia VA Outpatient Clinc

 

Diane Johnson posted on 4/12/18

my deepest sympathy

 

Lori kokinski posted on 4/12/18

Debbie and family I'm so sorry to hear about Tom he was a good guy and my dad well really miss him when out walking the dog you're in my thoughts in my prayers

 

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