Thomas William Canfield




Born: September 27, 1936
Death: December 12, 2016


Thomas William Canfield of Alto, born September 27, 1936, was called home to glory, December 12, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Marguerite (Pyman) Canfield; son, Darwin Canfield; brother, Wayne (Betty) Canfield; sisters, Arlene (Charles) Dart, Barbara (Charles) Armstrong, Catherine Canfield, Margaret Canfield. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Paula; children, Debora (Denny) Elkins, Dawn (Scott) Elliott, Martin (Sarah) Canfield; siblings, Shirley (Jerry) Seese, Robert (Shirley) Canfield, Ken (Judy) Canfield; grandchildren, Matthew (Holly) Holderman, Gina (Dustin) Ruff, Cheri (Justin) Gross, Bobby Elkins, Shane Elliott, Gabriel Elliott, Joshua Elliott, LCpl Duncan Elliott, MeKáre Elliott, Heather (Dan) Everett, Nathaniel (Amanda) Canfield, Benjamin Canfield, Michael Main, Nicholas (Ashley) Canfield, Ryan Canfield, Holly Canfield, Zachary Canfield; and many nieces and nephews. Tom served in the Army from November 1954 to October 1957. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 15, from 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Alto, 6015 Bancroft SE, Alto. Services will be held Friday, December 16, at 11:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Alto. Rev. Timothy Teall officiating. Interment Bowne Mennonite Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Lincoln Lake Baptist Youth Camp, 15113 Lincoln Lake NE, Gowen MI 49326.

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