Thomas W. Bloodgood



Thomas W. Bloodgood, age 90 of Greenfield passed away Thursday, February 23, 2023 in Columbus, Indiana. Tom was born January 18, 1933 in Indianapolis to the late Don E. and Margaret (Austin) Bloodgood. He married his wife of 65 years Carole (Hudlow) on August 3, 1957.

Tom received his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University and retired from Eli Lilly and Company after a 30-year tenure. Always active in the community, Tom was a long-time member of the First Presbyterian Church of Greenfield, Greenfield Kiwanis, and previously served on the board of directors for the Hancock Community Foundation, and the Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation. He was a member of the Purdue Alumni Association, The John Purdue Club, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Tom was a master gardener, and a member of the Indianapolis Bonsai Society.

He is survived by his wife Carole Bloodgood; children, Tom (Laura) Bloodgood, Linda (Dale) Guse, Julie Myers, 10 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren; and twin sister, Natalie Bloodgood.

Tom is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Donald Bloodgood.

Carole and family wish to extend a warm thank you and their deepest gratitude to all that cared for Tom at Hancock Regional Hospital and the Four Seasons Retirement Community.

Memorial contributions in memory of Tom may be made to: The Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center, c/o Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation, 801 North State Street, Greenfield, Indiana 46140 or the Tyler Trent Cancer Research Endowment, c/o Purdue for Life Foundation, 403 West Wood Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907.

Family services for Tom will be held in West Lafayette. You may share a memory of Tom or condolences with his family at