TOMAS G. CORRAL III ROCKFORD - Tomas G. Corral III, of Rockford passed away Monday, August 18, 2014; joining his earthly father (Tomas Jr.) and his Heavenly Father. Born December 10, 1994, in Harvard, he was the son of Tomas Corral Jr. and Xavier (Clem) Whitford. A 2014 graduate of East High School, Tommy was a member of the Rockford Raptors Soccer Club for 8 years and the Rockford Fire Explorer Program. He enjoyed playing soccer, video games, listening to music, and loved Chipotle. Survivors include his girlfriend, Cassie Bates and unborn Baby Corral; parents, Cory and Xavier Whitford; sister, Makaya Corral; brother, Mike Youngberg; grandparents, Diann Whitford, Peggye Bankson, Tomas Corral Sr., and Juanita Coronado; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Tomas Corral Jr.; grandmother, Donna Clem; grandfather, Gary Whitford. Memorial service 10 a.m. Friday, August 22, at Northeast Christian Church, 5651 E. Riverside Blvd., Rockford. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, August 21, and 9 a.m. Friday August 22, to time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family to establish a trust for Baby Corral and a memorial fund for Suicide Awareness. Online condolences may be submitted at sunsetfhmemgardens.com
Published by Rockford Register Star from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2014.