Tom “Big”, “Pop”, “Peepaw” Chizmar gained his angel wings Friday, December 13, 2019, at 6:11 a.m. at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, Illinois.
Tom was born January 7, 1950 to Aloysius and Annie Gavura Chizmar in Girard, Illinois.
He was a 1968 Graduate of Girard High School. He was retired from Freeman II Coal Mine -Virden and Dominion Energy-Kincaid. He is predeceased by his wife of 44 years, LaVonne.
Survived by family to cherish his life are his daughter, Renee Robison, (Stuttgart, AR), son, Tom Chizmar, and wife Missy of Virden; grandsons-Zachary Borchert and wife, Shannon (Stuttgart, AR); Thomas Chizmar(Virden) and one great-grandson, Gavin Borchert and best friend, Connie Molohon (Raymond).
A celebration of life will be at a later date under direction of Bramley’s Funeral Home of Divernon, Illinois.
Memorials are to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516 or Pass on Joy “Heat the Seats” Project, 1920 S. Main, Suite 107, Stuttgart, AR 72160.
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