Thomas Adrian Walls, 70, died peacefully at his home in the early morning of April 4, 2020 in Ft. Wayne. Tom was born Nov 20, 1949 in Lansing, MI and spent most of his childhood in Aurora, OH. Tom moved to Fort Wayne in 1965 graduating from Snider High School in 1968. After high school Tom attended Indiana University Bloomington where he earned a BA in communications. At IU, Tom became a brother in Chi Phi fraternity and in later years served in various capacities on a state and national level, including building improvement initiatives, reunions and recruitment. In 1986 Tom received a MS in Public affairs. He retired as a city planner from the city of Fort Wayne in 2015 after many years of service. Tom enjoyed hiking, outdoors, and traveling, especially around Lake Michigan. Tom is also well known for his love of Ft. Wayne sports including Komet hockey and Tin Caps baseball. He is survived by his wife Elena, son Bertrand, daughter Katharine (Tim), two grandchildren (Olivia & Sydney), brother Mark (Jane), and numerous nieces and nephews.
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A Celebration of Life is 4:00 PM, Saturday, June 27th, 2020 at FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services with calling 2 hours prior. Arrangements entrusted to FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services.