ABSALOM, Thomas A.

ABSALOM, Thomas A., 80, of Ferryview, Martins Ferry, OH, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at his residence.

He was born April 14, 1932 in Martins Ferry, a son of the late Edmund and Geneva H. (Poulain) Absalom.

He was retired from Nickles Bakery of Martins Ferry.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Absalom; and a sister, Jean Gwinn.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Gloria K. (Kepreos) Absalom; two sons, Thomas G. Absalom of Martins Ferry and David A. (Cherie) Absalom of Cincinnati, OH; a brother, Edmund T. (Nadine) Absalom of Martins Ferry; and three grandchildren, Sean, Stephanie and Sonny Absalom.

Friends will be received at Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH, Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where services will be held Friday, March 29, 2013 at 10 a.m. with Minister Rod Kasler officiating.

Burial follows in Weeks Cemetery, Bridgeport, OH.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.heslop.com.