Robert R. "Robbie" Thomas

Robert R. "Robbie" Thomas, 55, of Swansea, IL, born Monday, June 8, 1953, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Tuesday, September 16, 2008 in Memorial Hospital Belleville, IL

Mr. Thomas was the president of Hill-Thomas Lime & Cement in E. St. Louis, IL .He was a member of Gothic Lodge #852 AF&AM, Scottish Rite Bodies, Ainad Shrine (Chief of Staff, past president of Directors Staff, Aide and past president of Uniform Units), Belleville Shrine Club, Troy-Edwardsville Shrine Club, Southern Illinois Court #86 R.O.J. treasurer and past Director in 2001

He is preceded in death by:

  • Parents: Dean C and Ada M. nee Boesch Thomas
He is survived by:
  • Wife: Roxy nee Proctor Thomas of Swansea, IL
  • Daughter: Cari E. (Jeff) Thomas of Belleville, Il
  • Son: Cory R.(Barb) Thomas of St. Louis, MO
  • Son: Rusty R.(Cindi) Carroll of Carbondale, IL
  • Brother: Walter B. (Dinah) Parker of O'Fallon, IL
  • Sister: Alice (Robert) Milankovic of Edwardsville, IL
  • Sister: Martha Thomas Wing of Scottsdale, AZ
  • Grandchildren
    • Ethan T. Friederick
    • Chad Carroll
    • Isabelle Carroll
  • Nieces
    • Laura (Don) Wright
    • Cindy (Ron) Grzywacz
    • Katherine Wing
    • Jacqueline Wing
  • Nephews
    • Morgan (Maria) Parker
    • Chad (Sara) Parker
  • 2 Great Nieces

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Thursday, September 18, 2008 with a Director Staff Walk Thru at 7:10pm, followed by Jester Walk Thru at 7:13pm at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: A Masonic service will be held 10:00am Friday, September 19, 2008 followed by a funeral service at Kurrus Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Belleville, IL