Thomas Balding, 66, passed away on Monday evening, Jan. 06, 2020, in Indianapolis.
Thomas was born on October 16, 1953, to Robert and Mildred (McHargue) Balding in Plymouth.
Thomas worked as a Security Officer and was a Reserve Police Officer as well. He was also a truck driver of Bendix in South Bend.
An excited and avid Cubs fan, Thomas enjoyed watching them play. He also found joy in the Chicago Bears and watching the beloved Notre Dame sports. Although he appreciated all things Nascar, Dale Earnhardt and Jr. were his favorite drivers.
Always one to enjoy a good joke, he also appreciated making others laugh.
He leaves his beloved family behind, his sons, Robert (Christina) Balding, of Mishawaka, and Matthew (Kristine) Balding with granddaughters Reina and Riana, of South Bend; his mother Mildred Balding, of Plymouth; Siblings, Sue (Rick) Guffey of Bourbon, Pam (Barry) Lagenour of Angleton, Texas, and Marge Ellen Burkholder, of Plymouth.
Thomas was preceded in death by his father, Robert Balding, and his brothers, Bill and Mark Balding.
He will be laid to rest at a later date. The family had a gathering in remembrance of Tom at Grace Outreach Fellowship in Tippecanoe on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.
Memorial contributions can be made in Thomas’s name to Indiana State Police Alliance 1415 Shelby Street Suite A Indianapolis, IN 46203.
Johnson Danielson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.