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Thomas E. ""Tom" " Williams

March 23, 1939 - May 31, 2018

Thomas E. “Tom” Williams, 79, of Springfield, died at 3:33 am, Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Hillsboro Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 23, 1939 in Los Angeles, Ca to Ralph Thomas and Myrilla (McKenzie) Williams. He married Loreitha Engel Weller on April 9, 1994.

He is survived by his wife, Loreitha; three daughters, Kimberli (Patti) Sauer, Elizabeth (David) Schafer and Glynda Williams, all of Springfield; two step daughters, Renee (Alan) Wood of Waukee, IA and Beth (Todd) Smith of Atwater, IL; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, McKayle Chrisman and one infant brother, Roy Alan Williams.

Tom retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation after 40 years of service.
He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of Parkway Christian Church and the American Theatre Organ Society and enjoyed singing in the choir, antiquing and antique cars.

Memorial Gathering: 10-11:30 am, Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Memorial Service: 11:30 am, Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Pastor Becky Kirby and Pastor Mark Gifford officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Cerebral Palsy.

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Time: 11:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to United Cerebral Palsy.


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