Thomas Van Horn Sr.

Sep 7th, 1929 - Apr 2nd, 2018
Thomas Van Horn Sr.

Marion-Thomas William Van Horn, Sr., 88, formerly of Morris, IL, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 in Herrin Hospital.

Thomas was born on September 7, 1929 in St. Louis, MO to James and Julie (Hanlon) Van Horn. He married Marilyn Jean Ewing on June 7, 1950 on Randolph County, AR.

Thomas is survived by his wife; two sons, Thomas W. (Frances) Van Horn, Jr. and Timothy J. (Mary Lou) Van Horn; three grandchildren, Thomas W. Van Horn, III, Brian (Margaret) Van Horn and Nathan (Tricia) Van Horn; seven great grandchildren, Justin Van Horn, Kara Van Horn, Haley Van Horn, Lauren Van Horn, Aaron Van Horn, Ian Van Horn and Ashley Van Horn.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Peter Linn Van Horn.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.


5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Gary & Sharon Bundren

    From: Marion , Illinois

    Date: April 5, 2018

    Tom, we are so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Please accept our sincere condolences.

  • Guest: Paula and Ken Kelly

    From: MARION, Illinois

    Date: April 5, 2018

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for you all.

  • Guest: Steve & Jan Eigenrauch

    From: Goreville, Illinois

    Date: April 5, 2018

    Tom and Frances,
    We send our condolences to you and all your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Steve & Jan Eigenrauch

  • Guest: Melvin

    From: , Illinois

    Date: April 12, 2018

    It was sad to learn about the loss of Thomas. However, it is comforting to know that in God’s due time, he will forever eliminate suffering on earth including death, as expressed in this video.

  • Guest: Robert and Mary Landes

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: April 22, 2018

    It’s difficult to lose your Dad even when it’s time. Thinking of you and your family. God bless each of you.