Thomas (Tommy) A. Huston Sr., 91 of Taylorville passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017
at 1:25 p.m. at Life’s Journey Senior Living in Taylorville. He was born on August 10, 1926 in
Stonington, IL the Son of William and Christina (Durbin) Huston. He married Pauline C. Dowdy on November 18, 1950 in Palmer, IL and she preceded him in death on December 22, 1983 and then he married Arlene Lehmann LaRue and she also preceded him in death. He retired from the United States Navy in 1964 after 20 years of service. He later retired from Northside Veterinary Clinic in Taylorville.
Surviving are his Sons: Michael (Ginger) Huston of Kila, MT; Thomas (Donna) Huston Jr. of
Edinburg, IL; Daughters: Deborah (Robert) Williamson of Edinburg, IL; Connie Parks of
Coffeen , IL; Eleven Grandchildren : Michael Huston Jr., Matthew Huston, Randall Huston,
Sherri Sanders, Carrie Gorden, Richard Bingham, Stephanie Leseure, Derrick Williamson,
Robert Williamson, Taylor Williamson, and Crystal Graves, twenty-five Great-Grandchild ren,
and one great-great-grandchild ; Sister: Irene Myers of Moweaqua, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews
and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, both wives, Brothers: Kenneth, William
and Donald Huston.
Thomas loved to dance and he loved to play basketball. He was a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan
and was ecstatic that he was able to watch their World Series win. He loved to travel, spend time
with family and watch the Cubs’ games. He will be remembered for his love for his family, his
ability to make people laugh, and his fun-loving ways.
It was Thomas’s wishes to be cremated and have no services. Inurnment will be held at a later
date in Anderson Cemetery in Palmer, IL.
Memorials may be made to the VFW Post #4495 515 N. West Ave. Taylorville, IL 62568.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com .