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Tom Highsmith, 81, passed away on March 11, 2018. He was born in West Terre Haute, in 1936.
Tom was a beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and uncle. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He married Charlene Brown in 1962. Tom and Charlene enjoyed bowling and dancing, and Tom loved to golf. Tom worked at Herff Jones as a printing supervisor until he retired in 2000. He was an enthusiastic Colts, Pacers, Boilermakers, and even Hoosier fan. He was a member of the Speedway Moose.
Tom is survived by his loving wife, Charlene; daughter, Andrea (Clark) Robideaux; grandchildren, Reid and Sara; and sisters, Mary Penman and Shirley Kuykendall.
Visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Crown Hill Cemetery in the Gothic Chapel with the funeral immediately following. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Plainfield United Methodist Church, 600 Simmons Street, Plainfield, IN.
Published on March 14, 2018
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