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Thomas L. Bridgeforth

Thomas L. Bridgeforth, 56 of Toluca and formerly of Peoria passed away Wednesday (May 10th) at IVCH Hospital in Peru.

Visitation will be held Friday from 5 – 8 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 AM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Rutland Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be nephews, Dave and Zackary Arndt, Steven and Joseph Peek, Dane Lynch and Elijah Fatheree.

Tom was born on March 29, 1961 in LaSalle to Gilbert and Helen (Crew) Bridgeforth.

Surviving is his mother Helen Bridgeforth of Rutland, sisters Jan Cosby of Streator, Joan Peek and Amy Park both of Wenona and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father and a brother Bill.

Tom graduated from the Raymond School in Bloomington and participated with the Special Olympics and was an avid Chicago Cubs Fan.  While living in Peoria he worked several places.

Memorials may be made in his name to either Cerebral Palsy Foundation or the Kidney Foundation.

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Dear Bridgeforth family I am sincerely sorry about the loss of your dear loved one Thomas.
I know words could not describe the grief you are personally experiencing but please
allow the precious memories & support of friends & family help carry you during these difficult time. Also Another source of comfort is found in God's written word the Bible where the Creator of life tells us what the hope can be for such ones like your dear Thomas in the near future is to have life again.
God guarantees that: ""From the power of the Grave I will redeem them; From death I will recover them."-Hosea 13:4
Please accept my deepest sympathies & a warm invitation for you to find more comfort at jw.org
Sincerely C. Flores

C Flores May 27 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Bridgeforth

The Kline Family May 20 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Bridgeforth

Leroy and Mary Kerns May 13 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Bridgeforth

Bobbi Sue and Butch Ferguson May 11 2017 12:00 AM