Thomas Jerry Beaverson, age 78, of Temperence, MI, peacefully passed away under hospice care at his home early Sunday morning, August 20, 2023 with his loving family by his side.
Tom was born in Wauseon, OH on September 12, 1944 to the late Vernice F. Beaverson and Grace (Johnson) Beaverson.
He graduated from Wauseon High School in 1962 and went on to receive his certification in tool and die from Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky.
On June 24, 1967, he married Linda Jean Segrist and together shared many loving years together until her passing on May 12, 2000.
For over 30 years, Tom served as a tool and die maker with the Jeep Corporation in Toledo. In his childhood, Tom was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of the UAW Local #12 and was an accomplished woodworker.
When not crafting things at his home workshop, Tom enjoyed visiting with friends at Merry Lake in Camden, MI.
He is survived by his son, Greg (Jessica) Beaverson of Lyons; daughters, Kimberly (Tyler) Newman of Grand Rapids, MI and Michelle (Jared) Wisniewski of Temperence, MI; brother, Lyle (Nancy) Beaverson of Wauseon; sister, Shirley (Dennis) Rittichier of Wauseon; and grandchildren, Peyton, Gracey, Kyle and Zoey Newman and Hannah, Mia and Piper Wisniewski.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Barry and Keith Beaverson.
Friends will be received from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at Barnes Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 5825 St Hwy 109 in Delta. A funeral service celebrating Tom’s life will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, August 24, 2023 also at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Zion Cemetery near Delta.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Boy Scouts of America, P.O Box 152079, Irving, TX 75015-2079 in Tom’s honor.
Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com.