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Thomas "Tom" Joseph Kanakis

March 2, 1943 ~ August 31, 2020 (age 77)

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Thomas “Tom” Joseph Kanakis 77, Cloverdale, Indiana passed from this world on Monday, August 31, 2020. He was born on Tuesday, March 2, 1943, to Thomas Kanakis and Roberta (Earl) Lanning in Bedford, Indiana.

Tom was a very proud Marine who served our country, Semper fi was apart of his life. He was 32 mason a member of Larabee lodge #131 Stilesville, Indiana, he was also a member of the Scottish Rite. He worked for I.D.O.C. at R.D.C. as a correctional Sergeant for 34 years. Tom had his own welding shop in Plainfied A & G Raditor shop. He also loved street rods making old new and showing them and tinkering making things

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Kanakis and Roberta (Earl) Lanning.

He is survived by loving wife Kathy Kanakis, son Leo Romero, brother Kim Kanakis, Sister Caroline Kanakis, Sally and Dustin Persinger as care takers, and other extended family and friends.

He is missed by all who loved him.

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