Thomas L. ‘Tom’ Sproul, age 68, of Lima died 12:46 p.m., Wed. March 4, 2015 in Novi, Michigan. He was born May 13, 1946 in Lima to late Charles Everett and Mildred T. Markley Sproul.
Tom had been a lease manager for Timmerman Ford, Bixel Ford and Bob Dunn Ford. He had a commercial real estate license and was a local businessman. He enjoyed going to car shows and races with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Bari Lyn Bradford Sproul, 2 children: Tiffani (Chuck) Caputo of Novi, MI and Bill (Karen) Sproul of Lima, 5 grandchildren: Patrick, Michael and Ryan Caputo, Sydney and Bailey Sproul, a brother: Bill (Vikki ‘Dobi’) Sproul of Bradenton, FL;2 step children: Sloan Ashley Shearer of Arlington, TX, Bradford A. Shearer of Lima, in-laws Rice & Jean Bradford of Russells Point, Kimberly Mason of Russels Point, Rebecca (Steve) Zorn of Lakeview, Brian (Deb) Bradford of Chicago, IL and Brooks (Amy) Bradford of Dallas, TX.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Diana Lynn Spicer Sproul.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will begin 10:30 a.m., Monday at the funeral home with Rev. Charles Martindell officiating. Burial will follow in Shawnee Cemetery.
Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm