Thomas A. Branum Sr

March 6, 1937 – Feb. 7, 2022

Thomas A. Branum Sr., 84, of Fishers, passed away on Mon., Feb. 7, 2022, at Riverview Health in Noblesville.

He was born on March 6, 1937 to Delmer and Margaret (Gregg) Branum in Clinton, Ind.

Mr. Branum grew up in Parke County, Ind. and graduated from Rosedale High School in 1955. He was a financial planner for over 40 years, working for Equitable Life Assurance Company. A huge part of his life was being a member of Rotary International, joining in 1977, having perfect attendance for over 37 years. He served as District Governor for Central Indiana (1995-1996), served on the Rotary International Board of Directors (2007-2009), and he was Chairman of Rotary’s Reach-out Africa Program (2010-2015).

Mr. Branum was on the Board of Hamilton Centers, Past Master of Rosedale Lodge and Past President of Alexander Hamilton chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. He was a member of Carmel United Methodist Church. He loved animals, especially horses and dogs. Mr. Branum loved traveling with his wife, Linda, and the rest of his family. He wanted to make sure his grandchildren saw the world, taking them on international trips.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Linda (Gardner) Branum; daughter, Kimberly Branum; sons, Thomas Branum Jr. and Gregg Branum; grandchildren Becky (Jeremy) Dyson, Jonathan (Lora) Webster and Victoria (Justin) Sue; and his great-granddaughter, Shea Dyson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, James Branum and Joseph Branum.

Services are scheduled to be held at Heartland Church, 14900 E 126th St, Fishers, Ind. 46037 on Sat., Feb. 12, 2022 at 12 p.m., with Sr. Pastor Darryn Scheske officiating. Visitation is scheduled to run from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fishers Rotary Water Is Life Project ( or The Rotary Foundation ( Condolences can be made online at