BATESBURG, S.C. -- Thomas F. Siler, of Batesburg, passed away Aug. 2, 2013, at Lexington Medical Center, Lexington, S.C.
Tom attended St. Mary's Catholic Elementary School and was a 1968 graduate of Defiance High School. He was a decorated Vietnam War veteran with service in Chu Lai, I Corps. He was employed at GM and later with Prudential Insurance.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Jean Siler of Defiance. He is survived by his daughters, Tracy and Hillary, as well as brothers and sisters, uncles and aunts.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Defiance. A burial service will follow at Riverview Memory Gardens, near Defiance.