Thomas A. Kirgis, 71, Woodston, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, at his home.

He was born July 15, 1947, in Beloit to John M. and Rosalie (DePoy) Kirgis.

He was a welder at Wilkens Manufacturing, Stockton. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Vietnam War.

Survivors include a son, Thomas J. Kirgis, Lucas; a daughter, Carrie Bennett, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho; two sisters, Beverly McGuire, Red Oak, Texas, and Judy Yates, San Marcos, Texas and Cindy Leslie, Alvarado, Texas; and nine grandchildren.

According to his wishes there will be no services scheduled; private burial at convenience of the family.

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