VeteranThomas Kingery

Thomas E. Kingery, 68, of Peoria Heights was pronounced dead at 3:56 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He died from injuries suffered when a sport utility vehicle collided with his motorcycle on North Galena Road.

He was born March 24, 1934, in Canton, a son of Ross D. and Helen McIntire Kingery.

Surviving are one daughter, Lori Kingery of Seattle, and one son.

He was preceded in death by one brother.

He was a grandson of the late T.J. and Ida Kingery of rural Astoria.

He was an Air Force veteran.

Graveside services were held Monday at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield. Cremation was accorded. Schmidt-Haller Burial & Cremation Services in East Peoria was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Illinois Student Environmental Network in Urbana.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/23/2002

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