Charles Thomas Seevers
Charles Thomas Seevers, of Reno, Ohio, passed away on Saturday morning, November 28, 2020 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was 83 years old.
Charlie or Tom, (he was known by either name), was born on February 13, 1937 in Marietta, Ohio to Hilma and Harry Seevers.
He graduated from Marietta High School in 1955 and soon began working at American Cyanamid, where he eventually became a Chemist. He retired after 37 years after which he returned as a consultant. He earned his realtor’s license and owned and operated CharMar Realty. He was Manager of Cedarbark Apartments from his retirement until 2019.
He married his high school sweetheart, Jeane Sams on June 8, 1957 and raised three boys together. They celebrated 37 years together. Following her death in 1994, Tom married Martha Whiting on July 9,1999. Tom lived his entire life in Reno, where he was active in the community by volunteering as a football and basketball coach for the Reno Warriors fourth and fifth grade. He also volunteered for 24 years on the Reno Volunteer Fire Department. Tom was an avid family man and fond memories are of him hosting family get-togethers, especially during Thanksgiving and Christmas. He also continued, until recently, the weekly breakfast or lunch gatherings with his sister Gloria and brother Larry, among other relatives and friends.
Tom was very active in the Reno Christian Church, where he served many roles, most recently as Elder of the church. He was quietly passionate about his faith, and enjoyed his sons attending church with him.
Tom is survived by his wife; his three sons, Kent (Cathy), Jeff (Cheri) and Mike (Charlene) Seevers; Step-Children, Rick Whiting and Kristin Whiting; Grandchildren: J.T., Tyler, Cory, Courtney, Breanna, Katie, Rebecca, Elizabeth,Toby and Kassidy; Great Grandchildren: Jasmine, Liam and Charlie; his brother Larry Seevers and sister Gloria Hockenberry, as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his first wife, Jeane, and his sister Mary Simmons.
Family will great friends on Tuesday, December 1, from 4-8 pm at the Reno Christian Church, to allow for social distancing. The funeral will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 2, also at the Reno Christian Church. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family and messages of sympathy may be sent at www.Lankfordfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like for donations to be made to Reno Christian Church (Furnace Fund), a project very dear to Tom.