Thomas Dale Creech was born on November 26, 1957. He was raised in South Euclid, Ohio, attending Charles F. Brush High School.
Tom served in the U.S. Navy from 1977-1980 on the USS Badger (FF-1071). He married Martha (nee Staudt) on June 29, 1988, with whom he had three daughters- Annie, Sandra, and Mary. Tom worked and was a well known face at Ray's Place in Kent for approximately 40 years.
He passed surrounded by his loving family on February 23, 2019, after surviving with cancer for some time.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ann and Arvel, and his two brothers, Dennis and Doug. He is survived by his wife and daughters, his sisters Sandy Floyd (Jack) and Sharon Rigg (Lyle), sisters-in-law Sherri and Jan, many nieces and nephews, and his beloved Ray's Place family.
Calling hours will be held at Bissler and Sons in Kent, Ohio on Wednesday February 27th from 4-7pm, followed by a celebration of life at Ray's Place. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Portage County APL.
FEB 27. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory
628 W Main Street