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Brian Thomas

June 30, 1971 ~ February 21, 2022 (age 50)




Brian Keith Thomas, age 50, of Mt. Sterling, Illinois passed away at 7:59 p.m. Monday, February 21, 2022 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois. 

He was born June 30, 1971 in Springfield, Illinois the son of Ira Fred and Doris Evelyn Sorrells Thomas.  He married Addella May Holder on April 16, 1992 in Versailles, Illinois and she survives. 

Brian attended Brown County Schools and also Porta High School in Petersburg, Illinois. 

He was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed rock hunting, mushroom hunting and gardening. 

Survivors include his wife Addella Thomas of Mt. Sterling.  His mother, Doris Evelyn Willey of Pittsfield, Illinois.   2 children Johnathan Thomas (Shay) of Mt. Sterling and Brittany Thomas (fiancee Ethan Bishop) of Quincy.  2 grandchildren Kellin Joseph and Greyson Michael Keith Thomas.  5 brothers DeWayne Thomas (Susan) of Colorado, Ronald Thomas (Angie) of Chandlerville, Illinois,  Michael Thomas (Chi Chi) of Hillview, Illinois, Gary Thomas (Kim) of Easton, Illinois and Ricky Dale Thomas (Kathy) of Oakford, Illinois.  1 sister Amy Maddox (Robert) of Ashland, Illinois also survives along with several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his father and 1 nephew Billy Thomas.  

Cremation will be accorded and a memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 25, 2022 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling. 

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The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is assisting the family with the arrangements. 


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Memorial Visitation
February 25, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hendricker Funeral Home
406 South Capitol Ave.
Mount Sterling, Illinois 62353

Cremation Will Be Accorded


The Family

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