Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Louis Thomas “Tom” Batty (July 6, 2013)

Louis Thomas “Tom” Batty, age 68, of Piqua, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 10:00 PM at his residence. He was born on November 3, 1944 in Darke County, Ohio, to Mary (Bey) Batty of Versailles, Ohio, and the late Louis Francis Batty.

Tom is survived by his son and daughter in law, Tom & Brenda Batty of Greenville; daughter and son in law, Robin & Joe Shumaker of Greenville; grandchildren, Adam Batty, Ashley Batty, Jessica (Bryan) Dunnell, Zachary Edwards, Joshua Edwards, Natalia Bryant, Tayvon Batty and Shelby Shumaker; great grandchildren, Isiah, Christian, Emma and Madison; soul mate, Kathy LeMaster of Piqua, Ohio; brothers and sisters in law, Dennis & Roberta Batty of Marysville, Ohio, George & Mary Batty of New York, Kenneth & Humara Batty of Fresno, CA, and Stephen Batty of Versailles; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his daughter, Heather Batty.

Tom worked as a Yard Dog Driver for Honda in Troy. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge of Troy and Greenville and Moose Lodge in Greenville. He loved golfing, playing cards and was an avid Buckeyes fan.

There will be a service held on Friday, July 12, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 5-8 PM as well as on Friday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Dayton Children’s Hospital. Condolences for the family may be expressed through