Thomas Delbert Warren Sr., 82 of Taylorville, passed away on August 27, 2023, at Carriage Crossing Senior Living Center in Taylorville, IL. He was born on November 9, 1940, in Bulpitt, IL, to the late Alonzo Warren and Jesse (Taulbee) Warren. Thomas married Linda Sue Perry on September 25, 1960, in Taylorville, and she preceded him in death on July 27, 2011.
Thomas retired after working as a self-employed electrician for many years. He was an avid Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and Boston Celtics fan. He loved to go gold prospecting. He played fast pitch softball on traveling leagues.
He is survived by his daughter: Kristy (Jerry) Harvell of Taylorville, IL, son: Thomas (Theresa) Warren Jr. of Chino Hills, CA; grandchildren: Cheryl Casad of Edinburg, IL; Jennifer (Nick) Ketchum of Athens, IL; Samantha (Brian) Leach of Edinburg, IL; Daniel Warren of Peoria, IL; great-grandchildren: Gavin and Kyson Ketchum of Athens, IL; Christian, Domanic, Kynslee, and Layklynn Leach of Edinburg, IL; and Zayden McDowell of Edinburg, IL. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents: Alonzo and Jesse Warren; wife: Linda Sue Perry; sisters: Mildred Pagliai; Majorie Colgrove; Betty Cook; Rosemary Stephens; and his brothers: Donald Warren, Lawrence Warren, and Harold Warren.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a graveside service will be held on Friday, September 8, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Edinburg Cemetery with Pastor Don Bettis officiating.
Thomas’s family invites loved ones and friends to a lunch held afterwards at the Edinburg Community Building.
Memorials in Thomas’s honor may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.