Thomas Simonds

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Thomas Walter Simonds, 52, of Belleville, IL, born July 30, 1965, in Erie, PA, died Friday, December 15, 2017, at his residence in Belleville, IL.

Tom was a strong individual who loved to ride motorcycles, golf, and enjoyed cooking and grilling. His kids were his world and he loved watching football with his son.

He was preceded in death by his father, Stephen Carroll Simonds; his maternal and paternal grandparents; an aunt; and three uncles.

Surviving are his son, Thomas Walter Simonds, Jr. (Makayla Phelps);
his daughter, Pamela Sue Simonds (Max Wasilewski);
a future grandson, Beckham Scott Simonds, due to be born in January;
his mother, Sigrid, nee Seiwald, Simonds;
three sisters, Alicia Resinger, Andrea Simonds (Shawn Bahorich), and Renee Famula;
one niece, Megan Resinger;
and two nephews, Tyler Frerichs and Austin Famula.

Memorials may be made to the Simonds Children Fund, in care of Sigrid Simonds, or to the American Lung Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral: A celebration of life will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Mystic Oak Golf Course, Waterloo, IL.


1 Comment on Thomas Simonds

Donna Chitty said : Guest Report Dec 17, 2017 at 6:25 PM

Dear Sissy, Andrea, Renee, and Alicia, and the rest of your family. I am so sorry to hear of Tom’s death. All my prayers and love are heading your way. Wish I was there to give you each a hug.

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