Lamey, Thomas Martin, Ashley, Michigan


Passed away peacefully with family at his side, Friday, February 27, 2015 at Ashley Nursing Home. Age 81 years. Tom was born to Howard & Elizabeth (McRoberts) Lamey on May 16, 1933 in Gratiot County. In 1951 Tom enlisted in the Marine Corps. In 1952 he returned from the Korean War, and continued in the Marine Reserves till 1958.Tom spent most of his life in Gratiot County driving truck. Tom married Caroline (Kemp) May 1964 who survives him. Also surviving Tom are two sons, Robert Lamey of Alma, Tom (Leisa) Lamey of Ithaca. Four daughters, Lorraine (Dan) Cole of Elwell, Cindy (Dennis) Zirgibel of Ithaca, Shelli (Jeff) Myers of Shepherd, Laurie (Tim) Good of Wheeler. 14 grandkids, 12 great-grandkids, 1 great-great granddaughter. One brother William (Trudi) Lamey. Two sisters, Kathleen Morgan and Janet Bretz. Proceeding Tom in death is one daughter, Patricia Lamey Shunk . Three sisters and his parents. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Bethel Mennonite Church, 9785 S. Bagley Road, Ashley. Family will receive visitors from 10 a.m. until time of service. Pastor Joe Pendelton will officiate. Donations may be made to the Family of Tom, and greatly appreciated. www.bardenfuneralhome.com