Thomas H. Westfall

July 29, 1939 ~ July 22, 2018 (age 78)

Westfall, Thomas H.

Age 78, of Eaton, passed away unexpectedly at home Sunday, July 22, 2018.

Tom was a wonderful husband, son, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a cowboy at heart.  He spent his life as a local farrier, loved his work, and enjoyed his time around horses. Tom never knew a stranger and made friends wherever he was. He will be greatly missed by all his friends and family.

He is preceded in death by his father, Wilbur Westfall.

Tom is survived by his wife, Linda Westfall; mother, Dorothy Westfall; children, Susan (Robert) Smith, Lori (Jeff) Law, Todd (Tonya) Westfall; grandchildren, Jennifer Russell, Matt Smith, Marc Smith, Christopher Law, Jeremy Law, Olivia Buhrman, Hayden Westfall; great-grandchildren, Reagan, Addison, & Brynley Russell, Beckett, Elliott, Crosby, & Ezra Smith, Maddox & Dylan Smith, Caleb & Eli Law, Leah Mauch; siblings, John Westfall, Becky Weinert, Ginger Spratt, Mike Westfall; brother-in-law, John Mildren, and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 from 4:00-8:00pm at the Darke County Fairground Horse Arena, located on the South end of the fairground.  A service with reflections on Tom’s life will be presented at 5 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Tom’s name may be made to the American Heart Association. Arrangements in care of Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St. Arcanum, OH 45304. Email condolences may be sent by going online to

Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500, Chicago IL 60604-1242

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