Thomas Wayne Fruits, 78, of Crawfordsville passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at St Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

He was born July 9, 1941, at Crawfordsville, to the late James Allen and Mary L. (Lewellen) Fruits.

Tom graduated from New Market High School and proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. In 1964, he married Peggy Greer, they later divorced. Tom worked as a farm hand and worked at Certified Engineering in Indianapolis as a surveyor. He was a member of the Byron Cox American Legion Post #72 and enjoyed fishing, hunting and drinking beer.

He is survived by son Jeff Fruits of Crawfordsville; two brothers, Fred (Peg) Fruits of Crawfordsville and Ron (Leesa) Fruits of Avilla; sister Jean (Don) Moser of Waveland; two grandchildren, Brittney Fruits of Crawfordsville and Andrew Jeffers of Waveland; three great-grandchildren, Lily, Hope and Keagan; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Cremation was chosen with a celebration of life at a later date. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care entrusted with care. 

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