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Tom Jefford

June 21, 1962 ~ October 21, 2019 (age 57)


Thomas H. “Tom” Jefford, 57, of Washington, passed away at 12:35am Monday, October 21, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Tom was born June 21, 1962 in Peoria to the late Neomia M. (Cunningham) and Arthur D. Jefford, Sr.

He is survived by his siblings, Sharon Duckwiler of Sunnyland, Brenda (Darrel) Hamilton of East Peoria, and Arthur (Anita) Jefford, Jr. of North Pekin; three nephews, two nieces, three great-nieces, two great-nephews, and one on the way.

Tom graduated from Washington Community High School and went on to work various jobs, last working as a driver for Airborne Freight Lines. He loved old cars, especially station wagons, and his pet birds. He had a unique sense of humor and loved being the ornery uncle to all his nieces and nephews.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network.


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