June 17, 1975 ~ August 15, 2022

Born in: San Bernardino, CA
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

Thomas Howard Hix Jr., 47, of Indianapolis, passed away unexpectantly in a car accident on August 15, 2022.  He was lovingly known by many as Tom.  He was born on June 17, 1975, in San Bernardino, CA.  He worked as a field agent for Safe Recovery for 6+ years.  Tom loved to spend time with his wife kids and grandkids. He loved to take his wife fishing and storage auctions.

He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Karen Bolton.

Tom is survived by his wife of Tonja Hix; children, Thomas “Howie” Hix III, Sydney Levi, Trinity Stipp (David), Bekah Levi and Bub Levi; 11 grandchildren; parents, Thomas “Tom” and Carla Hix Sr.; sister, Christal Williams (James); grandfather, Bill; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday, August 25th at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services, 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue.  Funeral Service will be at 12pm on Friday, Aug 26th. Burial to follow at Floral Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.


Visitation: August 25, 2022 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

Funeral Service: August 26, 2022 12:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Prayers and comfort in your time of need. If you need an ear or just want to talk, you know, I’m always around.
    I never got to meet Tom. Through your facebook, I could see how happy you both were. Just know that he is with you always.

  3. Such a wonderful man gone to soon. Thank you Tom for showing my wonderful friend and her family what a great husband, father, and papaw really looks like. No words will help with the pain of this loss but I am here if any of you need anything at all. He will be with you, watching over you, always. Love you all.

  4. One of the greatest men I have ever had the honor of knowing. My brother in law was top shelf. He will be missed

  5. Tommy I’ve known you forever it seems. I enjoyed working with you at general devices you were a great boss and a great friend. You always such a happy person very quiet but very happy you had a great spirit. Rest in heaven my friend

  6. Me And The Boys Are Going To Miss You Soo Much.. They Loved Their Pop Pop More Than Anything, And I Did Too… We Love You..

  7. Tom was always a happy person and he was taken way to soon and will truely be missed by many people I remember the day the two of you got married that was the happiest days of his life I think but I do know he’ll always be watching over all of you and being your guardian angel keeping safe.

  8. Tom, Carla and family. My heart breaks upon hearing of Tom’s accident. Our deepest, most heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you. Tom’s loss is immeasurable, as is the love he left behind that you will never lose. May his light always remain in your hearts. Please know we are here for you and sending love and hugs.

  9. Tom,
    You will sadly missed by all of your friends. B.j. and I will miss your many cookouts and parties. But most of all we will deeply miss you Tom as a real friend. Please keep a watch over Tonja she misses you so much. Until we meet again
    Love you brother. T& B.j.

  10. We will dearly miss you. Praying for your wife, kids, grandbabies, sister, mom, and dad. You were an amazing guy.. thank you for the many great memories. I’m glad we got to be cousins. Rest in peace.

  11. Jeff and I are praying for you all. He was a great friend/brother. He is already missed in a mighty way.

    • Tom and Carla and family. Our hearts are breaking for the loss of a Son, father, husband, Brother, A sweet, loving, caring, Young man.who was always helping in any he could. Tommy’s light will always Shine in our hearts. We love you unconditional! GOD BLESS.

  12. Tommy the world lost a beautiful soul once you passed! you always had a smile and beat me at poker with that same smile! We will miss you! Love you and see you again someday!

  13. What an amazing man, prayers to the family, especially his wife, they were soul mates for ever. You will be missed.

  14. Tom and Carla and family. Our hearts are breaking for the loss of a Son, father, husband, Brother, A sweet, loving, caring, Young man.who was always helping in any he could. Tommy’s light will always Shine in our hearts. We love you unconditional! GOD BLESS.

  15. Tonja and family: I am so sorry for the loss of Tom. My thoughts and prayers go out to each of you. May God be with you and give you the strength you need during this time.

  16. Tom, you were a great man. You accepted me into your family, no questions asked. Even throughout these past few years, you and Tonja both have been amazing to us. Thomas loves his pappaw Tom and mammaw Tonja. You will be dearly missed. We love you.

  17. There are so many memories of our childhood Thomas. Many times we got in trouble but yet so many good memories. We sure played a lot of monopoly during our years. You think we would be all stars. I loved coming over to your parents house for us to play pool in the basement. Or the time my dad hired us to paint the storage room in the basement. However we left that room with more paint on ourselves than the storage room. Just because someone got hit by a paint brush an all out paint war began. Not sure to this day who won that paint fight. I can’t believe the number of years that have passed. This was not to happen. We were suppose to grow old and meet at a bench in the mall while our women are shopping…. I pray for all the family and all your children.

  18. Tom was a great man,father,husband and grandfather. I had the chance to spend many days with him just shooting the bull. He is the reason I decided to make a career in the auction business. Not only did I learn a lot from him but I enjoyed hangin with him. There were many Thursday nights I spent taking his money playing poker. Once he became a grandfather there was very few times I saw him without one of them in tow. I’m very confident that he has made a lasting impression on every one of those babies and my heart aches for them. I want them to know from a friend that he loved each and every one of them and was so proud to be a grand daddy. Tom was also madly in love with Tonja and their love for each other was something any couple should desire. He always had her at the top of his priority list. Tom was a selfless man and did so much for many people. Myself and many others will miss him dearly. Till we meet again my friend.

  19. Trinity- I am truly sorry for yours and your families loss! Prayers to you and the family in this time of need! Call me if you need anything or to just talk.

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