THOMAS LEE COVERSTONE, age 78 of Sidney, passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11:35 PM at Landings of Sidney. He was born on July 4, 1941 in Sidney, Ohio, the son of the late Ivan and Virginia (Howell) Coverstone.
On May 21, 1960 Tom married his wife of 59 years, Linda Sue (Fridley) who survives along with three children, Lori McLain of Sidney, Mark (Lisa Sparks) Coverstone of New Carlisle, and Todd (Marie) Coverstone of Ft. Wayne, IN, seven grandchildren, Jake (Hannah) Coverstone, Alysha (Isaac) Green, Seth (Taylor) Coverstone, Summer McLain, Savanna Clark, Jameson Coverstone, and Jada Coverstone, and four great-grandchildren, Luke, Hadley, Autumn, and Piper. He was preceded in death by one brother, James Coverstone.
Mr. Coverstone was a 1959 Sidney High School graduate. He worked as a surveyor for the City of Sidney and State of Ohio, and was a Co-Founder of Choice One Engineering. He was a member of the Sidney Moose Lodge, Piqua Harley Davidson Owners Group, and Greenview United Church of Christ.
Tom was an avid racing fan, owning his own sprint car, and spending many evenings at Eldora Speedway. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
A Gathering to Celebrate Tom's Life will be held Friday, January 3, 2020 from 5 to 7 PM at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CASA, or Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Condolences may be expressed to the Coverstone family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com
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