LACON - Thomas Ray Marchesi, 62, of Lacon, formerly of Toluca, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Lacon.
He was born on Nov. 13, 1950, in Streator to the late Louis T. and Ruth E. (May) Marchesi. He married Chris Davis on April 17, 1971, in Lacon. She survives.
Also surviving are sons, Brian Marchesi of Lacon and Andy Marchesi of Scottsdale, Ariz.; daughter, Jill (and fiance Kevin Sidell) Marchesi of Peoria; grandchildren, Lauren Swanson and Matthew Marchesi; sisters, Kim (Gary) Ferguson of Normal, Winny (Cliff) Johnson of Morris and Rebecca (Larry) Flink of Cedarburg, Wis.; and three nieces.
Tommy was a member of the Toluca Sportsman Club.
He farmed all his life and also worked at RS Jolliff & Son.
He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be dearly missed.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon. Pastor Dick Hanson will officiate. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, also at Lenz Memorial Home.
Memorials may be made to the Henry Fire Department or to the Lacon Fire Department.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.lenzmemorialhome.com.