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Thomas Eppson

Thomas H. Epperson Jr., 72 of Troy,, born Friday, July 16, 1948 in Granite City, and passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at his home in Troy.

Thomas was a member of Troy Sr. Citizens.  He was an avid gardener, loved being outside and cutting grass.  He loved his family and all the times they spent together.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jeff Epperson; parents, Thomas H. Sr. and Juanita (nee Rice) Epperson.

Surviving are his wife, Carol (nee Hinckle) Epperson of Troy, IL; his children, Jenna Epperson of Troy, Jennifer (Eddie) Adams of Troy,  and Jessica Epperson of Collinsville; grandchildren, Brittney Epperson, Domenic Collins, Amaya Adams, Cadi, Emily and Jacob Epperson; great-grandchild, Caylin Collins; daughter-in-law, Hollie Epperson of Granite City; sisters, Christy (Roger) Waxelman of St. Louis, MO and Mary Schands of Troy; Father and Mother-in-law, James and Mary Hinckle; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or Charity of choice.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

COVID-19 restrictions will be followed, masks required, and social distancing.  Please be respectful of time and do not linger so others may pay their respects to the family.

Friends may call 4 to 6 pm on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy.

Funeral services will be held at 6 pm Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Richeson  Funeral Home. Troy with Fr. Kevin Laughery officiating.  Interment will be in Friedens Cemetery, Troy.

Richeson Funeral Home, Troy was in charge of the arrangements

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