David “T-Bone” Thomas (1965-2016)

David “T-Bone” Thomas
March 1, 1965 – December 11, 2016   

screen-shot-2016-12-19-at-4-46David Stephen “T-Bone” Thomas, 51, of Troy, IL formerly of O’Fallon, IL, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2016.

Steve was born on March 1, 1965 in Natchez, Miss. He always enjoyed riding motorcycles with his friends, camping on the weekends, spending time with his daughter Madeline, hunting, fishing, visiting historic sites, collecting antique bottles and going to dinner with his mom Betty Jane, however a road trip to Roxie, Miss. was never out of the question.

Steve is survived by his mother; Betty Jane Thomas (nee Ehret) of Troy, IL, father; David Hollis Thomas of Roxie, Miss., daughter; Madeline Jolee Thomas of Troy, IL., sister; Jill (James) Williams of Lebanon, IL., brother; Ken (Christie) Thomas, of O’Fallon, IL. partner and love of his life; Mary Beth Schulte-Walker of Troy, IL., nieces; Kathryn (Matthew) Doty, Emily Thomas, Rebecca Thomas, nephews Grant Thomas, James Williams Jr. and great nephew Wyatt Doty.

Memorials may be made the St. Clair County Suicide Prevention Alliance. Condolences may be extended to the family online at www.schildknechtfh.com.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 3:00 pm-8:00 pm at Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 S. Lincoln Ave. O’Fallon, IL. 62269.

Funeral service was held on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Pastor Rick Hodshire officiating.

Interment followed at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home and Cremation Services.