Thames Richard “T.R.” Malcolm, 86, Warsaw, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at his residence.
He was born in Warsaw, Aug. 12, 1931, to Thames Milton and Mary Elizabeth Malcolm. He was married to Loeta Malcolm, who passed away July 2013.
He graduated from Warsaw High School and then joined the military. He spent one year in the U.S. Marines and proudly served nineteen years in the U.S. Navy. T.R. had several tours in Korea and Vietnam. He received the Good Conduct Medal (Fourth Award), and National Defense Medal with one bronze star.
Prior to his retirement he worked for the City of Warsaw maintenance department. In his retirement he enjoyed traveling the country in his motorhome with his wife Loeta and their dogs.
He is survived by his two sons: Thames “Mike” (Jan) Malcolm; James “Jim” (Elvia) Malcolm; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister-in-law: Anita (Jim) Siccardi; two step-sons: Don (Shelley) Kindred, John Kindred, and their families. T.R was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Loeta, and his great-grandson, Luca Eberhard.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 18, at Marion National Cemetery, 1700 East 38th Street, Marion with full military honors. Arrangements were entrusted to Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw.
Online condolences may be sent through the funeral home’s Web Site at www.redpathfruthfuneralhome.com