Thomas D. "Tom" Claypool
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Location: Creasy Springs Health Campus of Lafayette, Indiana
 
 
Age: 75
Date of Birth: Tuesday, November 04, 1941
Birth place: Indianola, Illinois
 
 
Father: Ralph B. Claypool  
Mother: Esther M. ( Lucas ) Claypool  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Tom was a lifelong resident of Monticello, Indiana.
Funeral Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Funeral Location: Gathering of Family and Friends will be at the Redmen’s Lodge, 422 N. Main Street, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Clergy: Family and Friends
Burial will take place: Private for the Family.
Visitation will be: Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the Redman Lodge, 422 N. Main Street, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Biographical Information: Tom had been in failing health for the last months. He was a lifelong resident of Monticello, Indiana. Tom graduated from Williamsport High School of Williamsport, Indiana. He was most recently employed at the VFW Post #2231 of Monticello, Indiana. Tom will be mostly remembered as a county music entertainer in bands such as "The Ramblin’ Wheels" and "The New Dawn". Over fifty plus years of entertaining, Tom performed with Nashville stars such as George Morgan, Little Roy Wiggins, Captain Stubby and the Buccaneer’s, Curly Myers, and Tiny Strokes to name a few. On April 10, 2016, Tom was presented "The Lifetime Achievement Award" by the Music in the Heartland Society. **** It was Tom’s wish to donate his body to Indiana University Anatomical Board School of Medicine. ****
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the wishes of the donor. Envelopes will be available at the Redman Lodge.
Marriage Information: On June 527, 1993, on board the Madam Carroll in Monticello (Carroll County), Indiana, he married Kathy D. McCall; she passed away on Monday, Janurary 1, 2015.
Survivors include:
Daughters,
Selena (companion George) Gregory of Kentland, Indiana, and
Melanie (husband Larry) Sells of Indianapolis, Indiana;

Son,
Dan (wife Tina) Claypool of Monticello, Indiana;

Step - Children,
Rebecca (husband Ben) Martin of Bloomington, Indiana,
John (wife Ellyn) McCall of Anderson, Indiana,
Melissa McCall of Monticello, Indiana, and
Jason (companion Allie) McCall of Marion, Indiana;

One (1) Granddaughter;

Eleven (11) Step - Grandchildren;

Brothers,
Gary (wife Leslie) Claypool of Lafayette, Indiana,
Ralph (wife Vicky) Claypool of Lafayette, Indiana, and
James "Jim" (wife Nanie) Claypool of Dayton, Ohio.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Ralph B. and Esther M. (Lucas) Claypool;

Wife,
Kathy D. (McCall) Claypool;

Brothers,
Charles Claypool, and
William "Bill" Claypool;

Sister,
Janice Hanson.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.