Thomas “Tom” Lee Edgell, 71, of Connersville, passed away Sunday, September 27, 2020 at his residence.

He was born on July 29, 1949 in New Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, to Howard and Mary (Tucker) Edgell. As a child, Tom participated in the Christian Missionary Alliance with his family. He was a 1967 graduate of New Brighton High School, and he also attended the University of Maryland where he played college football and semi-pro football.

On October 13, 1979, Tom married Diane Elizabeth Savoy in Connersville. Mrs. Edgell survives.

Tom was employed by the Pittsburgh Tube Mill for 43 years. He started as a steel worker and advanced to supervisor in 2015. After retirement, he moved to the Connersville area.

A huge sports fan, he enjoyed watching football, hockey, and golf. He also enjoyed playing golf.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Diane Elizabeth Edgell; a son, Brian Thomas Edgell of Connersville; two sisters, Eileen (Don) Albrecht of Freedom, Pennsylvania and Beth Edgell of Beaver, Pennsylvania; a sister-in-law, Brenda (Jeff Riebsomer) Morris of Connersville; four brothers-in-law, Bill (Robin) Savoy of Hamilton, Ohio, John (Phyllis) Savoy of Connersville, David (Becky) Savoy of Alabama, and Michael (Lori) Savoy of Connersville; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Howard “Bud” Edgell and Dave Edgell; two sisters-in-law, Rosemary Back and Kathy Greene; and his parents-in-law.

Friends and family may call from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A service will be held at 2:00 p.m. that day with Reverend Rick Alvey officiating.

Memorial contributions in honor of Tom may be made to the Fayette County Cancer Society.

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