Thomas J. Mihal, 58, Carmel, died Dec. 12. He was born in Indianapolis Sept. 18, 1957, to George and Catherine McLaughlin Mihal.
During his early years, Tom lived in Muncie. He graduated from Muncie Central High School, where he was an active member and president of the 4-H Club. Tom went to Purdue University and played football. He was also a member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.
Tom moved to Texas and lived there several years before moving back to Indiana to help care for his mother after his father had a stroke and later died Dec. 5, 2007.
In addition to his father, Tom was preceded in death by his sister, Kathleen Reifers.
He is survived by his devoted mother, Catherine Mihal; nephew, Brett Reifers and niece, Blake Reifers.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Merciful Help Center, 14598 Oak Ridge Rd., Carmel, IN 46032.
Bussell Family Funerals assisted the family with arrangements.