Thomas L. Rhamy

Lt. Cmdr. Thomas L. Rhamy, age 73, suffered a fatal heart attack Thursday, May 9. He will be honored with a military burial in San Diego on May 20.

Tom was born Dec. 3, 1939, to Rolla Guy and Grace (Yeager) Rhamy in Defiance, Ohio. He graduated from Defiance High School and Purdue University.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1958 and served his country for more than 20 years.

Surviving him are his wife Angela; children Joan, Thomas, Jennifer, Patrick and Daniel; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sister Janice Doeden and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Sharon and brothers John and Larry.

Submitted by the family of Thomas Rhamy

Story First Published: 2013-05-15