Thomas R. Lasher (Tom) - 68 yrs old of Gainesboro, TN, and
formerly of Lowell, IN, was called to rest after his battle with
He was born on September 22, 1949, and passed on August
Tom was survived by his two Daughters: Wendy Lasher of
Orlando, FL and Tammy (Brad) Mooney of Dix, IL; Sister: Jo-
Anne Engelke of Midlothian, IL; and Girlfriend: Carolyn Smith of
He was preceded in death by his Father: Thomas J. Lasher;
Mother: Florence A. Lasher; Brother: Darrell Schofro; and
Sister: Jean Manrique.
Tom was raised in Chicago, where he met and married Sue
Norton and started his family. He moved them to the country of
small town Lowell, Indiana. He spent his life working as a
pipefitter out of Local 597. He was a genius when it came to
building things. He was also avid in energy efficiency and built
an 85’ tall windmill to help avert the increasing expenses of
power. He also designed and, with the help of his daughter
Tammy, built a boiler to heat their home.
Tom and his motorcycle went hand in hand. He was a member
of the GWRRA and GWTA as Director of Safety for many
years, and put thousands of miles on traveling the country.
Gardening was also one of Tom's many hobbies. After his girls
were grown, he and Sue divorced, and he eventually retired
and moved to the mountains in Tennessee. There he opened a
greenhouse to sell produce from with great help from his
special friend Carolyn. He will forever be in our heart, may he
Rest In Peace.
Visitation will be held at Anderson - Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home on Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 5 P.M. - 8
P.M. Services will be held at a later date at Sheets Funeral
Home in Lowell, IN.
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