Thomas L. Nethers, Sr.
A funeral service for Thomas L. Nethers, Sr., 72, of Thornville, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Rev. Ben McKinstry officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.
Tom passed away surrounded by his family and friends on October 31, 2017, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center. He was born April 7, 1945, in Newark, to the late Verall and Mabel (Myers) Nethers.
Tom retired after 33 years from DieBold in Hebron, Ohio. He was an avid guitar player and loved his music. He also loved having music sessions with his friends, enjoyed meeting new people and he surrounded himself with his family and friends throughout his life.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marsha (Messina) Nethers; children, Thomas Jr. (Debi) Nethers of Newark, Cheryl Priest of Newark, and John Nethers of the home; three grandchildren; sister, Mary Grooms of Newark; brothers, Charles (Sue) Nethers of Zanesville and Larry (Nancy) Nethers of Newark; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and five sisters.
Special thanks to Rosemary Dondrea (Niece) for all of her help, and all the friends for their support and love to the family.
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