Thomas John Bahel, Sr., 72, of Ocala, FL passed away November 6, 2019. Born in Akron, OH, he came to this area in 2004 from West Palm Beach, FL. Thomas was a retired freight truck driver, was Lutheran by faith and enjoyed aquaculture, hydroponics and his computer. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Nada; son, Thomas (Rachel) Bahel of Xenia, OH; daughter, Tania (James) Studer of South Haven, MS; brothers, Clyde R. (Elaine) Nichols, Leonard (Tina) Nichols and Howard Nichols; grandchildren, Sarah, Andrew, Emily, Ashley, Shannon, Cody and Caleb; great grandchildren, McKenzie, Mason, Malcolm, David and Johnny; nephew, Stephen (Victoria) Nichols and niece, Karen (Justin) Price. A Celebration of Thomas’ Life will be held privately at a later date. Arrangements by Baldwin Brothers Funerals & Cremations 11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd. Ocala, FL 352-236-7813.