Thomas Besser Tobin, 76, Monticello, died at 3:05 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 5, 2014) at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

A private memorial service will be at a later date.

Tom was born Jan. 18, 1937, in Bloomington, the son of James E. and Neoma Besser Tobin of Farmer City. He married Margaret Louise Pettyjohn on Aug. 28, 1972, in Decatur.

Survivors include his wife; son, Kevin Tobin, Champaign; daughter, Kristina L. Tobin, Champaign; and a brother, James E. Tobin, Farmer City.

Tom was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War era.

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