Thomas Yarger Sr.

Thomas M. Yarger Sr., age 65, of Blissfield, passed away Friday, February 13, 2015, at Hospice House in Adrian. Thomas was born on May 22, 1949 in Lansing.
He worked for Ford Motor Company for approximately 24 years, beginning in 1991.
Thomas loved NASCAR and his favorite driver, Mark Martin. He also loved to travel to the Smoky Mountains, Nashville and the Bourbon Trail and also hiked Mt. LeConte. Thomas enjoyed bass fishing, bowling and golf and was a talented woodworker.
Thomas is survived by four sons; Thomas (Gail) Yarger, Jr. of Blissfield, Eric (Diana Swiger) Yarger of Detroit, Brandon Yarger of Ypsilanti, and Kyle Yarger of Blissfield. He is also survived by daughter Kaitlyn (Mike French) of Tecumseh, former wife and mother of his children, Vivian Yarger of Prudenville, Mich., half-brother Ron (Pat) Hale of California, and sister Nancy (Dennis) Hultberg of Holt.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services for Thomas was held on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, 9205 E. U.S. 223, Blissfield. Visitation took place on Sunday, February 15, 2015 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and again on Monday from noon until the time of service.
Burial was private in the Pleasant View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at