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July 1, 2014

Thomas E. Behringer

64; Jeffersonville

A memorial service for Thomas E. Behringer, 64, Jeffersonville, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Scott Funeral Home, Jeffersonville. He died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born July 20, 1949, in Washington, Pa., son of the late Harold and Sara Ware Behringer. He was a 1967 graduate of DuBois Central Catholic High School, DuBois, Pa. and a 1971 graduate of Pennsylvania State University. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard as an officer in charge of the Coast Guard Presidential Honor Guard followed by years as a marine inspector and investigative officer. After his military service, he worked for American Commercial Lines as a senior executive. During this time, the Motor Vessel Tom Behringer was christened in his honor. He finished his career with the Greater Clark County school system as a home school support worker for Corden Porter School. He was an avid outdoorsman and excelled at woodworking. He volunteered with the Red Cross Pet Therapy program with his beloved dog, Angus. He was a member of the Jeffersonville Disciples of Christ Church.

Survivors include his wife, Judith Ramsey Behringer; children, Thomas D. Behringer, Deanna D. Maxwell and her husband, Max, and Daniel J. Behringer and his wife, Kelly; brother, David Behringer and his wife, Sharon; sisters, Janice Carmichael and her husband, Michael, and Mary Jones; eight grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

  Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Disciples of Christ Church or First Presbyterian Church, both of Jeffersonville, or the Jeffersonville American Red Cross Pet Therapy Program.

 

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