Thomas was born on May 16, 1927 and passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017. Thomas was a resident of Illinois at the time of passing. Thomas was married to Mae. Graveside services for family and friends will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday April 26 2017 at Morrisonville Cemetery with Pastor Mark Sanders officiating. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family. Memorial donations in his honor are suggested to Lincolnland Hospice.