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William C. Thomas

February 15, 1942 -
October 8, 2021

William C. Thomas, 79, of Champaign died at 2:40 a.m. Friday, October 8, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Morgan Memorial Home, Savoy. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m.…read more

William C. Thomas, 79, of Champaign died at 2:40 a.m. Friday, October 8, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Morgan Memorial Home, Savoy. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

William was born on February 15, 1942, in Havana the son of William and Julia Mabel Yeater Thomas. He married Dolores Martinez on August 25, 1978, in Clovis, New Mexico, she survives.

Also surviving are his children, Julie Ridgeway of Rantoul, Bill Thomas of Kingwood, Texas, Lonnie Thebodeau of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Teresa Golland of Mattawan, Michigan, Wilfred Thebodeau of Champaign, Bryan Thebodeau of Champaign and Chris Priest of Bethesda, Maryland, thirteen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and two sisters, Pat McDermott, and Betty Roso both of Waukesha, Wisconsin.

He was preceded in death by his sister Pat.

William retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Master Sergeant.

He attended St. Matthew Catholic Church, Champaign.

William was a member of the VFW Post #5520 Champaign.

He loved music and cars.

Memorial contributions may be made to the 911 Fund.

Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Time: 05:00 pm

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Time: 11:00 am

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

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