Thomas James Evans
Thomas James Evans
  • July 1, 1933 - March 21, 2016
  • Pekin, Illinois

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Thomas James Evans Sr., 82, of Pekin, Illinois, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016 at the Morton Terrace in Morton, Illinois. He was born on July 1, 1933 in Pekin, Illinois to Thomas Edward and Lillian (Sidell) Evans. He married Virginia Waremburg on August 20, 1952 in Pekin, Illinois. She survives.
He is also survived by four children, Thomas J. Evans Jr., Charlotte (Steve) Neeley, and Edward K. Evans all of Pekin and Brian (Kimberly) Evans of Mackinaw, Illinois. He has four grandchildren, Robert and Thomas Neeley and Brandon and Skylar Evans; and three great grandchildren. He has one sister, Patsy Heberer of Lewistown, Illinois and two brothers, Charles (Sharon) Evans of Pekin and Donald Joseph (Brenda) Charland of Ft. Myers, Florida.
He first worked at the Western Weighing Bureau for 23 years, then as a master carpenter for over 8 years out of the carpenters local union, and later as a laborer out to the local laborers union retiring in 1998.
Graveside services will be at 10 AM Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by the Davison Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin. You may create an online condolence at