In Memory of Thomas A. Branum Sr.


Water Is LIFE

In lieu of flowers the family would like for you to consider a gift to The Fishers Rotary WaterIsLife Project …

  • By Credit Card … click the link above to donate
  • If you would prefer to give by check, please make checks out to:  “Rotary District 6560 Foundation”  and in the memo field write, “Fishers Rotary WaterIsLife”.  Checks can them be mailed to:  c/o Tom Branum, Jr., 8440 Harrison Pkwy, Fishers, In 46038


Thomas A. Branum Sr., 84, of Fishers, passed away on Monday, February 7, 2022, at Riverview Health in Noblesville.  He was born on March 6, 1937 to Delmer and Margaret (Gregg) Branum in Clinton, Indiana.

Tom grew up in Parke County, IN 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 Tom’s 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).  Tom 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.  Tom 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.  

Tom is survived by 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 will be held at Heartland Church, 14900 E 126th St, Fishers, IN 46037 on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 12:00 Noon, with Sr. Pastor Darryn Scheske officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:30 AM until the time of service at the church.

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