Born in Sullivan on March 12, 1934, he was the son of Martin VanBureaun and Rena Bell (Miracle) Jordan.
Tom married Marilyn Sue (Goodman) on March 10, 1951 and they had one son.
Tom was employed at the Coke Cola Linton Plant for 15 years and at Peabody Coal Company for 10 years, retiring in 1991. He was a former Linton Civitan member.
Survivors include one son, Charles Thomas Jordan of Terre Haute; grandchildren, David Jordan and Kristina Jordan and four great-grandsons. Also surviving are two brothers, Victor Eugene Jordan of Sullivan and Martin Vernon Jordan of Detroit, Mich.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and four sisters.
Friends may call at the Anderson-Poindexter Dugger Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13 and on Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of service. The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14 with the Rev. Norman Santus officiating.
Interment will follow at the Dugger Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com .