William B. Thomas
Age 61, passed away suddenly Tuesday February 1, 2022 at his home.
Survived by his partner Debbie Baumann; two children Stephanie (Jacob) Alexander and Billy (Lisa) Thomas; mother Lynn Thomas; grandchildren Dylan, Noah, Harley, Jemma, Annabelle, Lillian and Sawyer; three brothers James (Lynn), Tom and Tim Thomas; cousins Ronnie Mrozek; niece Kara (Alex) Patterson; nephews Jeffery (Shannen) and Jason (Stephanie) Thomas. Beloved pets Nugget, Chewy and Roxy and dog niece Lucy.
Preceded in death by his father James M. “Oscar” Thomas; maternal grandparents Albert and Elizabeth LaBorence; paternal grandmother Evelyn (Sam) Anderson.
Born in Joliet, a lifelong resident. Retired from Local #75. Bill enjoyed riding his motorcycle, all sports and music. He was an animal lover. Bill was a generous man and remembered everyone’s special occasions. He will forever be in our hearts.
Visitation will be Sunday, February 6, 2022 from 1-3 p.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home. As per Bill’s wishes cremation rite will follow visitation.