Thomas N. O’Neil, 69, of Elkhart, passed away, on Monday, November 23, 2020 at Elkhart General Hospital.
Thomas was born on November 19, 1951 in Elkhart, IN to the late, Ernest and Margaret (Brougham) O’Neil. He was married to Sandra (Vickers) O’Neil on January 20, 1973 at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Thomas is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Kathy Ard.
Thomas is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sandy of Elkhart; children, Patrick (James) O’Neil of South Bend and Shannon (Wayne) Veacth of Niles, MI; 2 brothers, David (Carol) O’Neil of Elkhart and Robert (Rhonda) O’Neil of Kansas; sisters, Peggy Behyet of Elkhart and Teri (Chris) Nagy of Arkansas; brother-in-law, Joe Ard of Ocala, FL; 3 grandchildren, Victoria, Todd and Whitney; and great grandchildren, Samantha, Ashtyn and Gracelynn (on the way).
Thomas graduated from Elkhart High School and was a lifelong resident. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy earning a National Defense Service Medal. Thomas was a fitter welder for M&M Fabrications and Elkhart Bridge & Iron. He enjoyed playing slots on the computer and golfing with his wife. He will be greatly missed.
Per the family’s request, cremation was chosen and there will be no services. Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart, IN is assisting the family.
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