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Thomas Joseph Benton of Ellis Grove

updated: 7/23/2018 3:32 PM

Thomas Joseph Benton, 68, of Ellis Grove, Illinois, passed away at 6:21 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Missouri.

Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, July 23, at Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home, 839 Lehmen Drive, Chester, with Deacon Al DuBois officiating. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. at Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home, Chester.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ellis Grove Tree of Lights, c/o Christine & Jeremy Gottschammer.

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