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THOMAS WILLARD WICKHAM, 66, of Cisne, IL passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL.

He was born on June 9, 1950 at Mt. Vernon, IL to Willard A. and Morene (Miller) Wickham. He married Linda Glover on Feb. 24, 1973 at Mt. Erie, IL.

He had retired after many years as a driver's education teacher and coach from the Fairfield Community High School. He graduated from Cisne High School and was a graduate of Eastern Illinois University at Charleston. Tom had served as a board member of the North Wayne Unit School District, a Cisne Community Center Board Member, and Cisne Reunion Board member. Tom was a longtime member of the Anthony Doherty #1111 Lodge at Cisne where he acted as secretary for many years. He was a member of the Ainad Shrine Temple of East St. Louis and enjoyed driving the Widgets. Tom was an Elder at the Elm River Cumberland Presbyterian (Brown) Church of Mt. Erie, IL.

He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, family and friends. He had a variety of hobbies including hunting, fishing, and boating.

Tom is survived by his wife Linda of Cisne, daughter Kelli Massie and her husband Justin of Cisne and a son Kevin Wickham and his wife Erin of Newton. Four grandchildren Jacob & Wade Wickham and Kormik & Kielyn Massie.

Preceding him in death were 1 granddaughter Kailyn, one sister Pat and his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM; Saturday July 23, 2016 at the Hosselton Funeral Home at Cisne, IL with the burial to follow in the Cisne Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8PM on Friday at the funeral home where Masonic Services will be held at 8PM conducted by the Anthony Doherty Masonic Lodge #1111 of Cisne.

Arrangements under the direction of Hosselton Funeral Home, Cisne, IL.