Harold Thomas “Tom” Boswell, Sr., 85 of Greenwood and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2015.
He was born on March 25, 1930 in Cayuga to Walter Charles Boswell and Hazel Fern Tharp Boswell.
Tom attended Clinton Falls Community Church and Sanctuary Community Church in Greenwood; and was a long time member of Greencastle Eagles Aerie #4388.
Tom served as President of the Association of Multiple Handicap Children during Governor Bowen’s administration, and was recognized as a Sagamore of the Wabash.
He retired from Central State Hospital in Indianapolis with 36 years of service, where he was an electrician.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Kathy Miller; his wife of 38 years, Margaret; two brothers, Jack Boswell, and Leo Boswell; and a son-in-law, John Pingleton.
Surviving are his children, Sherry Hansell and husband David, Vicki Sillery and husband Tim, Rosie Semak and husband Mike, Betsy Pingleton, Cindy Barger and husband Hiram, Jr., Tom Boswell, Jr., Sandy Smith and husband Jerry, Deede Henderson, Jerry Boswell and wife Madonna, Eddie Henderson and Stacy Boswell; 32 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren; a brother Larry Boswell and wife Shelby; two sisters, Sue Martin and Jane Johnson.
A Celebration of Tom’s Life will be held on Saturday November 21, 2015 at 1 P.M. at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home with Pastor Karl Sparks and Pastor Doug Caister officiating. Inurnment with Military Honors will follow at Fillmore Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday November 21, 2015 from 11 A.M. until time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials in Tom’s name may be shared with Riley Children’s Foundation
30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509.
Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.