Thomas Edward Kuck 80
Funeral services for Thomas Edward Kuck will be at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Grove Cemetery with Rev. Doug Flinn officiating. The Price-McElroy Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Thomas died on August 13, 2021 at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine. He was born June 2, 1941 to Calvin and Virginia (Schrolucke) Kuck in Celina, Ohio.
Thomas married Janice (Ziegler) on July 7, 1962 at Walnut Grove Church and she survives in Kenton. Also surviving are: 1 Daughter Heidi (Lloyd) Myers of Fishers, Indiana, 4 sons: Eric (Kyunga) Kuck of Vancouver British Columbia, Canada, Warren (Donna) Kuck of Eaton, Ohio, Joel Kuck of Tipton, Indiana, and Mark (Hannah) Kuck of Harrod, Ohio.
Also surviving are 11 grandchildren: Christopher, Shelley, Nick and Alec Myers. Jenna and Nichole Kuck-Chang, Tim and Nathan Kuck, Hagan Messer, Dana and James Kuck. Also, Tom leaves behind one great grandson Grayson Myers-Schwalm and a great granddaughter that is almost here.
Tom is Survived by one brother Jerry (Judy) Kuck of New Knoxville, Ohio, and nieces and nephews. Also surviving are brother-in-law Gary Woodard, Sister-in-laws Dorothy Zeigler, Judy Woodard and Joanne Zeigler.
Tom was preceded in death by brother-in-laws Doug, Burke, and Mike Ziegler.
Tom attended Ohio Northern University then worked at Crown Controls, New Bremen, Monsanto (Mound) lab at Miamisburg, Ohio then retired from Proctor and Gamble in Lima, Ohio.
Thomas enjoyed working with Habitat for Humanity, church work teams in Appalachia and drove over 100 large trailer loads of donations to Appalachia.
Tom enjoyed his family and being outdoors mowing. He was a beekeeper for years, also sang in the Walnut Grove church choir for many years and portrayed Simon The Zealot in the Last Supper play for years.
Tom greatly enjoyed driving his wife and himself in their motorhome seeing all 50 states and all National Parks in the lower 48 states plus several in Hawaii and Alaska.
Tom was also one of the first EMT’s and from the 2nd EMT class at BKP.
Memorial donations may be made to Samaritan’s Purse or Heifer International.
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