Thomas Bernard Faris, 66, of 3497 W 100 S Warsaw, Indiana 46580, died on 1/8/2011 at 6:15 pm at Kosciusko Community Hospital. He was born on March 9, 1944 in Warsaw, IN..
Thomas was the only child of Bernard W. and Jane L. (Hay) Faris, both deceased. On October 4, 2008, he married his best friend, Cheryl A (Schooley), at the American Legion in Warsaw, IN. Thomas was a 1963 graduate of Warsaw High School and attended Notre Dame College for two years for Computer Science. He was an active member of The Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 49, in Warsaw, until his illness in June of 2010. Thomas worked for Secor Sound Systems in Warsaw, from High School until he went to work for Word Inc., in Winona Lake, IN. After Word Inc., he worked at Warsaw Coil until forced into early retirement, due to his health in 1999.
Thomas enjoyed going to Salamonie Reservoir with his wife and best friends as often as possible and used to enjoy a game of golf with his other best friend as he was able. Thomas had a pet Airdale named Irish, who was a constant joy and companion to him until he had to give her up. Irish passed away in 2010, but she was always in Toms heart. Thomas is survived by his wife Cheryl A. Faris of Warsaw, IN. Three step-children, Scott (and spouse Karen) Wallis of Mentone, IN; Pami (and spouse John) Finken of Winona Lake, IN and Bud (and spouse Kathy) Phillips of Palestine, IN. Thirteen step- grandchildren and twelve step- great grandchildren, and also by his Loving Aunt Alpha Weirick of Warsaw, IN.,and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Everett and Alice (Kelly) Schooley of Warsaw, IN. Three sister-in-laws, Janice Cox, Tanya Heath and Sally (and spouse Steve) Kuhn, all of Warsaw and a loving cousin Barb Faris of Pierceton, IN.
There will be a memorial service for Thomas on Sunday, January 30, 2011, at 2:00 pm. The service will be held at the American Legion Post # 49, Warsaw, IN.
Ken Locke from the Salvation Army (Warsaw) will officiate.
Burial will be private.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel – Warsaw is in charge of arrangements. The family kindly request in lieu of flowers that the memorial contributions be to the Faris Family
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