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Thomas M. Evans
December 16, 1946 - November 19, 2020

Thomas M. Evans

Thomas M. Evans
Dec 16, 1946 - Nov 19, 2020

Thomas M. Evans
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Thomas "Tom" M. Evans, 73, of Elmwood, passed away at 3:35 p.m., on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born December 16, 1946, to James Clark and Ella Mae (Swift) Evans, in Canton. He married Peggy Jaggard on April 6, 1965, in Lewistown. She survives.
He is also survived by three children, Kim (Dave) O'Dell of Pekin, Michael (Kim) Evans of Norwood, and Jennifer (Gary) Blackard of Farmington; one brother, James (Pat) Evans; two sisters, Carol Danz and Linda Morgan; three grandchildren, Elizabeth, Meghan, and Caleb; and five great-grandchildren, Jensen, Harper, Ella, Jackson, and Cadence.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Joe Evans and Bobby Evans.
Tom worked at the Michela and Clark grocery store in Farmington and then at a food brokerage, PAVEY Sales Force, where he was "Salesman of the Year" several times becoming District Manager of the business. He later was a Pharmacy Technician at Methodist Medical Center for 12 years where he retired from in 2012.
Tom was a good, funny, kind man that loved his family.....and golf. He was the past president of Maple Lane Country Club for several years. He has now joined the rest of his weekend foursome.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, November 27, 2020, at Elmwood Township Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to B.Y.E. Ambulance and Elmwood Fire Department.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com

Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.

Suzie Johnstone on Nov 23, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. Our deepest condolences to the whole family. Mark and Suzie Johnstone

Barbara Barnewolt on Nov 23, 2020

Peggy, I read with great sadness the passing of Tom. I always enjoyed working with Tom and have fun memories not only from work but also the shrimp/corn boils at your home. Take care of YOU, Barb Barnewolt

Alicia Gransky on Nov 22, 2020

I worked with Tom many years ago at Sales Force, a great guy! My condolences to the family. Alicia Gransky

Jacque Werry on Nov 21, 2020

Jim & family sorry for your loss. Remember when he was younger and his brother came to Norris to play base ball. Jacque {Atkins] Werry & Joyce[Atkins} Feikert

Mike Pryor on Nov 21, 2020

I'm so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. Please accept my deepest condolence. He was such a nice guy who always had a smile on his face and a pleasant remark to make to whom ever he met on the street or the golf course. Thoughts and prayers for Tom's family.

Claudia Galbreath on Nov 21, 2020

CandleI am really sorry of his passing. God is watching over all of you.

Steve Saunders on Nov 20, 2020

Peggy,
So sorry to hear about Tom!! I enjoyed visiting with him at class reunions and gatherings!! You have our deepest sympathy!!
Steve Saunders - class of 1964.

Catherine Wren on Nov 20, 2020

Peggy and family we will miss Tom. He was a great friend. We had many happy times with him. Love ❤️ Gerry and Kate Wren. PS His laughter would uplift a room.

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