WEST BATH — Thomas B. Wing, 78, of Quaker Point Road, died peacefully at home on Sept. 12, 2013, after several years of declining health, and will be dearly missed by his family.

He was born in Bath on March 22, 1935, the son of Harold B. Wing and Bessie (Hopkins) Wing. Most of his life was spent in Bath.

Tom very much enjoyed caring for his home and grounds. He also treasured his time at his summer cottage on the Little Sheepscot in Georgetown. He was a proud member of the Morse High School class of 1954.

After graduating from Burdett College in Boston, he married his high school sweetheart Gay Bonney in 1957, remaining happily together for 56 years.

In his high school and college years, Tom could often be seen sporting around town in a green Ford pickup delivering milk for his family’s Pine Tree Dairy farm while enjoying lots of home-baked goodies given to him by his customers. Following college graduation Tom worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Boston returning home where he was employed by Bath Iron Works as an electrical planner for 38 years, retiring in 1997.

Tom paid meticulous attention to details and enjoyed hobbies such as refinishing fine furniture, gardening, landscaping and lovingly caring for his home and cottage. Tom had a reputation of being trusted and respected by all who knew him. He was a lifelong member of the Bath United Methodist Church.

Surviving him are his wife, Gaynel (Bonney) Wing of Bath, his son, Randall B. Wing and wife Arlene of Jefferson, his brother, Daniel T. Wing and his wife Karen of Kensington, Connecticut, two grandchildren, Josh Brewer of Fort Dodge, Iowa and Bethany (Brewer) Graham of Yarmouth, ten great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceasing him are his parents, his two sisters, Dorothy (Wing) Nystrom and Jane (Wing) Collins, and his brother Herbert Wing.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at the Bath United Methodist Church. Memorial gifts may be made to the Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Avenue, Bath, 04530 or CHANS Hospice, 60 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick, 04011.

Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. Condolences may be made online at www.Daiglefuneralhome.com.