2014-03-04 / Obituaries

Thomas Robert Nearhoof, 25

Thomas Robert “Big Tom” Nearhoof, 25, Cloverdale, passed away on February 23, 2014 at St. Vincent Hospital at Indianapolis. He was born on March 9, 1988 at Hoffman Estates, IL and was the son of Keldakay [Knott] Nearhoof and Ronald E. Nearhoof.

He is survived by his mother Keldakay Nearhoof Sisk and dad Dean, Cloverdale; his father, Ronald E. Nearhoof and wife Vicki, Cloverdale; his siblings, Jamie Sisk, Poland; Joseph T. Knott, Akeley, MN; Jason Sisk, Bloomfield; Nathan Sisk, ULM, MT; Aaron Sisk, Poland; J. J. Testerman, Indianapolis and Cindelle Mills, Indianapolis; his grandmother, Jean Holtz, Indianapolis; his grandfather, Robert O. Sisk, Wanamaker and several Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and Friends from all over the country.

He was a full time student at IVY Tech majoring in business management. He was a 2007 Cumulative Honors Graduate of Cloverdale High School, where he played trumpet in Band and participated in Baseball and Wrestling. While in high school he worked at KFC and Dollar General. He had been employed at Great Dane at Brazil as a Plazm cutter and also had been employed in the family business at Echocide Industrial Water, LLC and Black Hawk Campground. He loved his family and friends first then his music, playing pool, fishing, hunting, camping and Xbox. He gave the gift of live as an organ donor and the gift of love and laughter to all who know him.

Memorial services were held on, Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Interment will be at a later date at Akeley, MN.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net

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