He was born April 1, 1952 in Grand Rapids.
Tom resided most of his adult life in the Colon and Sturgis area.
He had been employed by Morgan Olson and Precision Speed both in Sturgis.
He was a life member of Captain John J. Kelley Post #1355 VFW, 25 years member of Neuman-Wenzel Post #73 American Legion and Eagles Lodge #1314.
Tom was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Vietnam War earning the rank of Lance Corporal.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and daughter.
In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. A gathering of friends to honor and celebrate the life of Thomas Wayne Clewley will begin at 1:00 P.M. Sunday, Oct. 24th at the American Legion Post #73, 500 W. Chicago Rd. in Sturgis. Military honors will begin the celebration and will be conferred by Captain John J. Kelley Post #1355 VFW of which Tom was a dedicated member. Entombment will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta at a later date to be announced.
The Hackman Family Funeral Homes of Sturgis is entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial donations would be appreciated to the American Legion Post #73, 500 W. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091 or VFW Post #1355, 264 W. Fawn River Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.