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Thames Richard "T.R." Malcolm

August 12, 1931 ~ June 11, 2018 (age 86)

Thames Richard “T.R.” Malcolm of Warsaw, Indiana passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at his residence at the age of 86.   

He was born in Warsaw, Indiana on August 12, 1931 to Thames Milton and Mary Elizabeth Malcolm.  He was married to Loeta Malcolm, who passed away July 2013. 

He graduated from Warsaw High School and then joined the military. He spent one year in the U.S. Marines and proudly served nineteen years in the U.S. Navy.  T.R. had several tours in Korea and Vietnam. He received the Good Conduct Medal (Fourth Award), and National Defense Medal with 1 bronze star.

Prior to his retirement he worked for the City of Warsaw maintenance department.  In his retirement he enjoyed traveling the country in his motorhome with his wife Loeta and their dogs. 

He is survived by his two sons: Thames “Mike” (wife Jan) Malcolm; James “Jim” (wife Elvia) Malcolm; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by his sister-in-law:  Anita (husband Jim) Siccardi; two step-sons:  Don (wife Shelley) Kindred, John Kindred, and their families.  T.R was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Loeta, and his great-grandson, Luca Eberhard.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 18, 2018 at Marion National Cemetery, 1700 East 38th Street, Marion, Indiana with full military honors.  Arrangements were entrusted to Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.

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