Thomas E. Dial, 61, of Sullivan, IL, previously of Windsor, IL, passed away at 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 in Sullivan Health Care Center in Sullivan, IL.
Tom was born on September 6, 1959, in Vandalia, the son of Elvin and Betty (Stinebring) Dial. He was a 1977 graduate of Cowden-Herrick High School. Tom and Barbara Adams were married on August 6, 1983 and from that union they were blessed with two children, John and Jaclyn. Tom worked for International Paper, now Graphic Packaging, in Shelbyville for 23 years. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, coin collecting, collecting unique shot guns, was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and he treasured his 1996 Dodge Indy Ram truck.
Surviving are his son, John T. Dial of Charleston; daughter, Jaclyn S. Dial of Strasburg; sister, Barbara Montague of Sullivan; brother, Joseph Dial of Stewardson; wife of 34 years, Barbara Dial of Strasburg and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents and brother-in-law, Rick Montague.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Cowden with Reverend Richard Eident officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place in Mound Cemetery in rural Cowden. Memorials may be made to the family and mailed to Lockart-Green Funeral Home, 302 W. Main St., Shelbyville, IL 62565.
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