Thomas C. Tallman, 90 Years, of New Douglas, IL, formerly of Gillespie, IL, died at Heritage Health of Staunton, Staunton, IL on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:10 am. He was born April 11, 1927, in Lebanon, IL to Thomas Tallman & Eleanore (Fellin) Tallman. He married Joyce L. (Lancaster) Tallman in Gillespie, IL. She preceded him in death on May 22, 2014. He was retired after having been a pipefitter for Shell Oil Co. Thomas was a member of the United Methodist Church of Gillespie, IL and Benld Sportsman Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and coaching baseball. He is survived by his son, Kent (Joeen) Tallman of New Douglas, IL, son, Gregg (Becky) Tallman of Cedar Rapids, IA, grandchildren, Tylie (Jason) Stamer of Staunton, IL, Elena (Mike) Antoine of St Louis, MO, Cole (Nida) Augustine of Augusta, GA, Rebecca Tallman of Ottumwa, IA, Ben (Taylor) Tallman of Raymore, MO, Steven Tallman of Cedar Rapids, IA, great-grandchildren, Thomas Stamer, Trent Stamer, Elias Augustine, siblings, June Gausepohl of Staunton, IL, and Joan Lutteman of Hillsboro, IL. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, and son, Keith Tallman. Friends may call on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at United Methodist Church in Gillespie from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Funeral services are Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM at United Methodist Church of Gillespie, IL. Burial will be at Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie, IL. Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
Donations may be made to:
United Methodist Church of Gillespie