Virgil C. “Tom” Valentine, 94, of Morenci, Mich., died Dec. 17, 2018, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, Ohio.
He was born Jan. 8, 1924, in Chesterfield Township, Ohio, to the late Earl and Ila (Brink) Valentine.
Tom married Vivian M. Borton on Sept. 25, 1945, in Morenci where they raised their family. She preceded him in death on Oct. 18, 1991. He later married Helene Caltagirone on Dec. 9, 1996, in Morenci, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 2000.
Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl (and Ray) Cowgill of Morenci; four sons, Tom W. (and Julie) Valentine of Adrian, Mich., Jack B. (and Deb) Valentine of Manitou Beach, Mich., Kim J. (and Nancy) Valentine of Morenci, and Kirk G. (and Cynthia) of Adrian.
Cremation will take place and a memorial service celebrating his life is planned on what would have been his 95th birthday, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Interment will be made at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Arrangements were made with Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci.