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Obituaries

Thomas ‘Garry’ Williamson

Thomas "Garry" Williamson
Thomas "Garry" Williamson

TREMONT – Thomas “Garry” Williamson, 58, of Tremont, passed away at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Spring Lake Township, Tazewell County.

Garry was born Aug. 24, 1959, in Sterling, to Tom and Catherine L. (Mattingly) Williamson. He married Laura Simms on May 22, 1998, in Sterling. Garry was a self-employed carpenter. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.

Surviving are his wife, Laura of Tremont; five children, Shanda Williamson of Dixon, Curtis Popejoy of Tremont, Tyler (Tabitha) Popejoy of Metamora, and Maranda Popejoy and Abrianna (Austin MacEwan) Williamson, both of Tremont; three grandchildren, Whitney and Hallie Williamson, and Kayleigh Popejoy; four brothers, Joe (Debbie) Williamson of St. Francis, Kentucky, and Johnny (Penny) Williamson, Richard (Pat) Williamson, and Wayne (Debbie) Williamson, all of Rock Falls; and four sisters, Wanda Williamson and Lisa (Carl) Mattingly, both of Lorreto, Kentucky, Sheila Garcia of Rock Falls, and Peggy Williamson of New Hope, Kentucky.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, and the funeral at 11 a.m. Monday at Henderson Funeral Home & Crematory, 2131 Velde Dr., Pekin, with the Rev. Jonathan Farrell officiating. Inurnment will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Visit hendersonfuneralcare.com to send condolences.

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