Thomas W. Harwood III of Flagler Beach, Fla., died Sunday, March 25, 2007 at
St. Luke’s Hospital.
He was born Sept. 26, 1943 in Houston, Texas, the son of Thomas W. and Helen
(Conlee) Harwood, both of whom preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife Carole and three sons, Thomas W. (Heidi) Harwood
of Issaquah, Wash., Sean (Holly) Harwood of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Patrick
(Laura) Harwood of Yulee, Fla.; two step-children, Fred and Lindsay Plumley
of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; three brothers, Jim, Paul David and Mark and eight
grandchildren, Tyler, Dakota, Thomas, Zac, Isaiah, Luke, Iain and Lilly.
Thomas moved as a child to Northwest Indiana. He attended Washburn Trade
School in Chicago, where he received his apprenticeship as a pipe fitter. He
was a 38 year member of local 597 out of Chicago. He retired in 2002 and
moved to Ormond by the sea, Fla.
He was an avid sports fan and was instrumental in founding the Pop Warner
football program in the Portage/Chesterton area, where many of his teams won
championships. Although he enjoyed all sports, his first love was golf. He
was a member of Riviera Country Club in Ormond Beach, Fla.
Remembrances can be sent to Harwood TWH@aol.com
Donations can be made to the American Lung Association or the charity of the
Arrangements are under the care of A Dignified Alternative-Hatcher
Cremations, Jacksonville, Fla.