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Thomas Edward Darst
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1913
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1994
Franklin County
Ohio, USA

Thomas, while working at International Harvestor in Indiana and inspecting the old M1 rifle barrels, stamped TD on the barrels on the ones he inspected.


Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill.

Today we talked where others cried
For loved ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies
Snatched from the arms of loving kin
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where GRANDPARENTS lay
In the last sleep of their time
Lying under the trees and clouds
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where MOM and DAD lay
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past
To be preserved for generations hence
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.

Family links: 
  John Newton Darst (1877 - 1942)
  Anna Eliza Harter Darst (1879 - 1931)
  Mary Naomi Cadwell Abear (1916 - 2002)*
  Barbara Ann Darst Sowards (1938 - 2014)*
  Patricia M. Darst Davis (1944 - 2011)*
  Ruth Devina Darst (1897 - 1898)*
  Carl Newton Darst (1898 - 1898)*
  Curtis E. Darst (1899 - 1951)*
  Mary Magdalene Darst Allbritain (1902 - 1988)*
  Earl Newton Darst (1903 - 1975)*
  Horton William Darst (1905 - 1988)*
  Chancey Benjamin Darst (1908 - 1975)*
  Harold Raymond Darst (1909 - 1990)*
  Paul Arvin Darst (1911 - 1987)*
  Thomas Edward Darst (1913 - 1994)
  John Wesley Darst (1916 - 1982)*
  Wilbur Leroy Darst (1918 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: 4C1R
Fernwood Cemetery
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: Barbara Darst
Originally Created by: Robert V Darst
Record added: Aug 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40958894
Thomas Edward Darst
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Thomas Edward Darst
Added by: Barbara Darst
Thomas Edward Darst
Added by: Barbara Darst
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