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Tom Battershell

Tom Battershell passed away peacefully at home on Friday, April 26, 2019.

Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign, is assisting the family with arrangements.

battershellHe was born December 28, 1955 in Danville, Ill. and was the first child of Bill and Ruth Rose Battershell.

Surviving are three children: Chandler (Kristi) of Philo, Sommer (Bryce) Fisher of Galveston, Tex. and Amber of Champaign; and six grandchildren: Kameron, Karsyn, Kaden, Byron, Brady and Jayden.

Also surviving are two brothers: Tim (Donna) and Chris Battershell of Champaign.

Tom grew up in Champaign and was a 1974 Centennial High School graduate. He worked for the U of I grounds crew, the Asplundh Co, had a lawn-care business and also did carpentry. After retiring, he moved to Tuscola where he partnered with friend Linda to start A Bloom Above and Beyond. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and the Tuscola Lions Club, where he was past president.

Tom was a life-long Cub fan and enjoyed a spirited conversation on any topic!

A Celebration of Lfe get-together will be on June 8, 2019, at noon at American Legion Post 24, 705 Bloomington Rd., Champaign.

Memorial donations may be made to the Tuscola Lions Club, ℅ James Harbaugh, 501 N. Ohio, Tuscola, IL 61953.

Online condolences may be offered at www.HeathandVaughn.com.

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Sorry for your loss Amber......

Steve Hahn

 

Dear Tim & Donna & Family,

Our sincerest condolences on the death of your brother, Tom.   May your good memories sustain you during this time and always.

Fondly,

Debbie & Bob Heffernan