Thomas Hunter, 85, of Lincoln, passed away at 12:01 a.m., Feb. 8, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill.
Thomas was born June 30, 1931, in Lincoln, Ill., son of Samuel Hunter and Ernestine Sparrow Hunter. He married Mary B. McKinney on Aug. 28, 1965, in Lincoln, Ill. She preceded him in death on June 9, 1998.
He is survived by nieces and nephews.
Thomas was the last of his immediate family. He was preceded in death by parents; one daughter, Cheryl; one sister, Norma; and two brothers, George and Ernest.
Thomas was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
He was a member of Lincoln Christian Church, and Heritage In-flight Museum at the Lincoln Airport.
Services for Thomas will be held at 11 a.m., Feb. 11, 2017, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, Ill., with Ron Otto officiating.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10-11 a.m.
Burial at Zion Cemetery will follow the service where full military rites will be accorded by the Lincoln American Legion Post #263.