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Tom Henry, formerly of Wartburg

May 30, 1958 — December 11, 2021

Tom Henry, formerly of Wartburg

Tom Henry formerly of Wartburg, age 63 of Wilmington passed away Saturday December 11, 2021 at his home.

Born May 30, 1958 in Harriman, Tennessee, Tommy Warren was a son of Ernest Guy and Wanda Ruby (Nee Boston) Henry. He was raised and educated in Creve Coeur, Illinois, and proudly served in the United States Army with the 82nd Airborne.

Tom attended at First Baptist Church of Coal City. He enjoyed fishing and playing the guitar, and was a free spirit who was beyond generous in his actions and behavior. Tom loved being a grandpa and was someone who truly cared for the people in his life.

Survivors include his daughter, Jenny (Sam) Payne; one grandson, Sammy Payne; one sister, Sherry (Dewey) Overholt; three nephews and nieces; Emmett, Christopher, and Heather; four great nieces and nephews; Christian, Brian, Heaven, and Hannah; cousin, Wesley & Kathie Freytag.

He is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Bill & Dealie Bostain; one brother, Keith Henry; one niece, Anne Sanders.

The family will receive friends for a visitation at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road in Wilmington on Monday, December 20, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m.  Pastor David Gilleland will officiate. Internment with full military honors will immediately follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Tom’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto:

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington (815) 476-2181.

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