Thomas Connors

Shipman | Saturday, December 26 2020 |

Thomas William Connors, 79, of Shipman, IL, died on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 6:06 am at his farm in Macoupin County where he lived most of his life.  He was born January 26, 1941, in Jersey County, IL to Thomas J. Connors & Lula Mae (Alward) Connors.  He married Sandra (Weaver) Connors on April 27, 1963 in Jerseyville, IL.  Left to mourn the loss is his wife and best friend, Sandra Connors, son, Thomas T. (spouse, Stephanie) Connors, daughter, Julie Anna (spouse, Joe) Burns, grandchildren, Alyssa (spouse, Paul) Hayes, Sam Burns (companion, Kati Garrett), Thomas Richard Connors, Logan Zachary Connors, great grandchildren, Leia, Keegan, and Kamille.  Thomas was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Mary Ann Vierregge.  Tom will be greatly missed not only by relatives but also by friends and neighbors. 

He was a proud American farmer and served his community proudly.  By living a life of integrity, he has set an example we should be proud to follow.  He served on several board of directors including Shipman Bank for 28 years, St. Denis Cemetery Board and Bunker Hill Fire District Board.  He was a member of the 4th Degree K of C, ATA and Jerseyville Moose.  Friends may call on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at SS Simon & Jude Church in Gillespie, IL from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.  Memorial services will follow at 12:00 pm at SS Simon and Jude Church, Gillespie, IL with Father Michael Haag officiating.  Memorials are suggested to St. Denis Cemetery, Shipman, IL .  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at  Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Kravanya Funeral Homes

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