Thomas Toler

BRAIDWOOD—Thomas Toler, 68, of Braidwood, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at his home. Born on April 9, 1953 in East St. Louis, IL to the late John and Betty Louise (nee Harrell) Toler. He retired from the Laborers Local 75. He married Judy Bryant on Sept. 27, 2002 in Braidwood. Tom enjoyed fishing, wood crafting, mowing, NASCAR, poker and euchre.
Surviving are his wife, Judy Toler; children, Stephanie Milton-Trimble of Arizona and her children Emily and Jace, William (Melissa) Boyd of Braidwood, and their children Christopher, Kourtnei, Abby, Brandon, Adam, Will and Emma, Judith (Richard) McKinney of Danforth, IL and their children Erica, Tara, Autumn, Tyler, Allie and Dustin, Shellie Fiene (Geno Gizowski) of Essex and their son Caleb, Erik (Kathy) Toler of Montgomery, IL and their children Olivia, Owen, Elijah and Leah, Russell (Candace) Toler of Braidwood and their children Taylor, Morgan and Ryland and Tara (Nicholas) Mueller of Plainfield and their daughter Ellie; 17 great grandchildren; siblings, Dan (Sylvia) Colin of Woodlands,TX, Sandra Renoud of Buffalo, IL, Patricia (Ben) Calderone of Braidwood and Robert Toler of Gardner; brother-in-law and friend, Robert Williams of Dawson, IL; and his dogs Toby and Taz.
Visitation for Thomas will be the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory in Braidwood, Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 2-5 PM with the funeral service beginning at 5:00 p.m. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service. Following the funeral service family and friends are invited to the Godley Park District gymnasium for a funeral dinner. For more information and to visit his online guestbook, please log on to or find them on Facebook.
R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory 401 E. Main St., Braidwood, is in charge of arrangements.