Thomas H. Erickson, 57, of 1807 Sackett Ave., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in WCA Hospital, the result of an automobile accident.
He was born Feb. 17, 1956, in Leimen, West Germany, the son of Clare and Ann Hochreiter Erickson.
Growing up in Jamestown, he was a 1974 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 1976 graduate of Jamestown Community College.
He was employed by MRC, Stow, Ohio, as an inside salesman.
He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and uncle. He loved water fights with his grandchildren Bryce and Brianna, caring for animals especially "Taz," and was extremely close to his four nephews David, Chris, Jake and Josh.
Surviving besides his parents of Jamestown, is his wife, Cynthia Erickson; three stepchildren: Michael Hall, April Whitaker and Kim Hall; five grandchildren: Brianna, Bryce, Brooklyn, Brenden and Dakota; and two sisters: Theresa (Rob) Meger and Anita (Brent) Brown, both of Jamestown.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home where friends will be received from 57 p.m. The Rev. Adam Rohler will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Portage Animal Protective League, 8122 Infirmary Road, Ravenna, OH 44226.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Thom at www.lindfuneralhome.com.