Thomas W. Omen Jr., age 62 of West Jefferson, Ohio passed peacefully Thursday, November 28, 2019, at home after a valiant fight with cancer. He was born Oct. 23, 1957 in Columbus, Ohio to Esther and Thomas Omen Sr. After graduating from Central High School in 1976, he attended Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. Tom was an avid cyclist who rode not only for enjoyment but also in support of local causes. He coordinated the Ox Roast Bicycle Tour in West Jefferson from 2007 -2011 and rode Pelotonia in support of cancer research from 2013-2015. He was a volunteer for the Trail Sentinel Program for the Madison County Park District offering support to cyclists along the trail from London to South Charleston. Tom was also a devoted supporter of the West Jefferson Local Schools' music programs and rarely missed an event. He is survived by his wife Deborah (McDowell) Omen; cousin Jack (Michiko) Omen; mother-in-law Mary Sue McDowell; sister-in-laws Bonnie (Thomas) Summerford, Connie (Brad) Lollo; and four nieces and nephews David, Amber, Steven, Darren. Preceded in death by parents Thomas and Esther Omen Sr.; cousin Gary (Suzanne) Omen; father-in-law Jack H. McDowell. Family and friends may call 3-7 Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Rader-McDonald-Tidd Funeral Home, 1355 W. Main Street, West Jefferson, OH 43162. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. in the West Jefferson United Methodist Church with Pastor Ruth Pribe officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Madison County Parks & Trails, P.O. Box 308 London, OH 43140.