Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Thomas Edward Schulze (January 16, 2016)

Thomas Edward Schulze, age 59, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. He was born on April 25, 1956 in Greenville, Ohio, to Eileen (Drees) Schulze of Versailles, Ohio, and the late Mervin Schulze.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his brothers and sisters in law, Jerry & Judy Schulze of Celina, Ohio, Randy & Kathy Schulze of Kihei-Maui, Hawaii and Jon & Shelly Schulze of Versailles; sister and brother in law, Kay & Tom Francis of Versailles; nieces and nephews that he thought the world of, Jennifer Jacobs, Joe Schulze, Billy Dirksen, Teresa Lawrence, Kyle Francis, Caden Schulze, Logan Schulze; as well as 8 great nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father.

Tom was a 1974 graduate of Versailles High School and attended the University of Cincinnati graduating in 1979 in accounting. He moved to Houston, Texas where he worked for a number of years in the oil and recycling industries. He returned home to Versailles 13 years ago to help care for his father and worked at Esarey Accounting as a tax preparer. He was an avid Cincinnati Bearcats fan and loved music.

To honor Tom’s wishes the family will have a private memorial service held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Donor’s Choice. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com