Thomas Lee Core, 79, of Findlay, passed away at 12:55 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Bowling Green, Ohio. He was born in Pandora, Ohio on November 10, 1939 to Oren G. and Elsie M. (VanDemark) Core. Tom married Loretta "Lori" Collins on August 25, 1963 and she survives.
Tom is also survived by a daughter Terry (David) Dunnavant of Howard, Ohio; three sons Steve Core (Heather) of Leesburg, Virginia, Jay (Tammy) Core of Carrollton, Georgia, and Mike Core of Cleveland Ohio; seven grandchildren: Alex (Rachel) Dunnavant, Ben Dunnavant, Kyle Dunnavant, Jenna Core, Michael Core, Jeffrey Core, and Sebastian Core; and 2 step grandchildren: Courtland Blake and Grayson Blake. He was preceded in death by two siblings, Robert Core and Delores Tuttle.
Tom graduated from Liberty Benton High School in 1957. He served in the United States Army from December 2, 1958 to November 30, 1964. He was a retired farmer, and also retired as a truck driver for Dave Jones Trucking.
Visitation will take place from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at KIRKPATRICK-BEHNKE FUNERAL HOME. A memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay, Ohio 45840.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com.