Thomas W. Milburn, Sr.

November 22, 1940 - May 30, 2022
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Thomas W. Milburn, Sr. age 81, formerly of Midvale, died peacefully in his son’s home, while surrounded by his family Monday, May 30, 2022.

Born November 22, 1940 in Gilmore, he was the son of the late Charles F. and Nova A. (Dearth) Milburn. Tom was a veteran having served with the United States Army and had reti…

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Thomas W. Milburn, Sr. age 81, formerly of Midvale, died peacefully in his son’s home, while surrounded by his family Monday, May 30, 2022.

Born November 22, 1940 in Gilmore, he was the son of the late Charles F. and Nova A. (Dearth) Milburn. Tom was a veteran having served with the United States Army and had retired from the Village of Midvale where he worked as Street Superintendent. He had also served the villages of Midvale, Barnhill and Brightwood as Chief of the Volunteer Fire Department for over twenty years. Tom served the Village of Midvale as a police officer and also served on the Village Council. An avid hunter and fisherman, he and loved traveling and when he wasn’t working, volunteering or traveling, Tom could almost always be found mowing grass or working on his mower.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Marian Milburn who passed away on June 16, 2008. Along with his wife, Tom helped raise a family that includes his daughter, Lori Freed of Gnadenhutten; four sons; Thomas (Tina) Milburn, Jr. of Dover, Timothy (Beth) Milburn of Uhrichsville, Michael (Shawnda) Milburn of Dennison, Jason (Colleen) Milburn of Holloway, Ohio; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; a brother and a sister.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Tom was also preceded in death by his two brothers and two sisters.

Friends are invited to call Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 5 to 8 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. On Friday, June 3, 2022 at 1:30, Tom’s brother, Reverend Dan Milburn, will lead a funeral service in the funeral home’s chapel. Burial will follow in Holmes Church Cemetery where military honors will be provided.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Tom by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.GeibCares.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022

Time: 5:00 pm

End Time: 8:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Friday, June 3, 2022

Time: 1:30 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 3, 2022

Time: 2:30 pm

Holmes Church Cemetery

Address:

6438 Holmes Church Rd NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Born: November 22, 1940
Died: May 30, 2022

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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.

 

Brittany posted on 6/3/22

Rest In Peace to my future grandfather in law, I’m so blessed to have known you for the years I’ve been with your grandson. You were like a grandfather to me and you will be missed very very dearly by the whole family and your friends. We love you so much and miss you like crazy already, may you Rest In Peace with your beautiful wife. You are an amazing person, such a beautiful soul and made sure everyone was included in everything together as a family. You put your life on the line as a fire fighter to save many of other lives, you’re a huge blessing! I will hold all the memories we have together close to my heart! You helped us any chance you could and I’m so grateful for all that you have done for us! We love you grandpa Tom

 

Charlena Hammel posted on 6/3/22

Thinking of everyone at this difficult time. Remembering memories of our times together. Deepest sympathy, Charlena Hammel

 

Lola (Lute) and Dave Schwiger posted on 6/2/22

Tom will be missed by everyone who knew him. He is with his beautiful wife now and at peace. You have my deepest sympathy for your loss.

 

Earl Lute posted on 6/2/22

Tom was always a blessing to the people in the Midvale area! He tirelessly gave of himself to others and He will be remembered for the loving friend He was to me and my family! See you again my friend.

 

Cathy Feister posted on 6/2/22

I’m so sorry to hear about your dad. He was a really good guy. Take comfort in knowing he’s with your mom again and at peace.

 

Rob Mason posted on 6/1/22

A good man, and great customer. Always a lot of laughs, when Tom was around. He will be sadly missed. Blessings to his family. From all the guys at The Courthouse Barber Shop.

 

Jennifer (Nelson) Silverio posted on 6/1/22

Prayer and peace for the family and for everyone that kept Tom so dear to them he was a great man

 

Ginny Fulcher posted on 6/1/22

Dan, Marie and family.. I was saddened by reading tha passing of your brother Tom. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. May he Rest In Peace!! Love and (((((HUGS))))) Ginny and Marvin

 

Scott Stafford posted on 6/1/22

So sorry to hear about Tom. What a good man. From working for him on the town with Tommy as teenagers to exchanging military stories, we always enjoyed some good laughs. He will definitely be missed.

 

Doug and Brenda posted on 6/1/22

sorry for your loss Tom was a good friend and did a great job for the village of Midvale

 

grace M milburn posted on 6/1/22

Lori, Tom, Tim, Mike , Jason, along with Toms sister Nancy Jane Faes [Dean] and my husband Dan -Toms Brother. Our hearts are broken also. Tom was a special guy, great Brother to us . We will miss him greatly. . Our thoughts and prayers are with you all .,We love you all.

 

Larry Ohler Jr posted on 6/1/22

I’m so sorry for your loss, Tom was a great man, Not only as my mentor on the Fire Department, he was someone I was honored to call my friend. I’ll miss him dearly, but one thing for certain he and I have memories together, that I hold close to my heart.

 

MJ Conley posted on 6/1/22

So sorry for the loss to the family and the community. I saw Tom often, at TJs in Freeport where he would pick up pizzas when he went to visit his grandson, and later at Jerry's, holding down the counter. It was always a pleasure to see him! He'll really be missed.

 

Cynthia Stout posted on 6/1/22

My condolences and prayers to the family.

 

Vicki Shonk posted on 6/1/22

Our family is so sorry for your loss. My Dad counted Tom as a dear friend. He will be thought of fondly and deeply missed.

 

LuAnn Kail posted on 6/1/22

Sorry for your loss,Tom was a great guy.He will be missed .

 

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