RANSON, W.VA. -- Thomas Creamer, a mechanic for a Frederick, Md., heavy equipment company who died Monday in a work-related accident, was a friendly bachelor who liked the outdoors, motor sports and hunting, his brother said Tuesday.
Robert Creamer, one of four surviving brothers, said Thomas, 46, of Ranson, was employed by Gladhill Tractor at 5509 Mount Zion Road for nearly eight years. His home was at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Mildred Street.
Thomas also is survived by a sister and numerous nieces and nephews in a family that Robert Creamer described as "close-knit."
Thomas enjoyed outdoor sports, participated in tractor pulls and liked drag and car racing, his brother said.
"He had a lot of friends and was well-liked," Robert Creamer said of his brother.
Thomas was a Jefferson High School graduate.
A viewing will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home at 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro.