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Thomas Richard Elmore, 63, of Chatham, IL, formerly of Farmersville, IL passed away Friday, April 5, 2024 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL. Thomas was born on December 6, 1960 to Robert and Betty (Luce) Elmore in Springfield, IL. Tom was a 1979 graduate of Raymond-Lincolnwood High School, and then graduated from DeVry Institute of Technology in Chicago with a B.S.E.E.T. degree. He was an honor student and a member of NU DELTA Chapter of PAU ALPHA PI. He started his working career for Honeywell Corporation (Alliant Techsystems, Inc.) in 1984 in Minneapolis Minnesota as an electronics engineer and then moved back home in 1994 where he then worked as the director of engineering for DICKEY-john Corporation in Auburn and took over the family farm in Farmersville. After 16 years at DICKEY-john, he retired and farmed full time. Thomas was a member of New Life Family Church in Auburn, a board member of the Montgomery County Farm Bureau, and served on the Farmersville Township Board for several years. He enjoyed fast cars and owned a 1969 Plymouth GTX. He loved to travel and took his family on many trips, with Cancun being their favorite destination. He also enjoyed shooting and collecting guns, and had a special bond with his German Sheppard dogs. Thomas is survived by his wife Donna, two daughters, Alexandra N. Elmore of Farmersville and Amber L. (Walter) Jarvis of Famersville; sister, Barb Jean (Chuck) Pearson of Wheatfield, IN, and several nieces and nephews. Thomas was preceded in death by parents, Robert and Betty Elmore, and his brother, Bob Elmore. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, 226 N. 3rd Street, Girard, IL. Private Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 12, 2024, with Pastor Larry Griffith and Pastor Tony Sale officiating. Burial will take place in the Rovey Cemetery in Farmersville, IL. Memorials are suggested to Sangamon County Animal Control in Springfield. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be given at
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Visitation 1

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 11, 2024
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home
226 North 3rd Street
Girard, Illinois, United States

Service Information

10:00 am
Friday, April 12, 2024
Not Given
Address not given
Not Given, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Rovey Cemetery
Address not given
Farmersville, Illinois, United States
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