Monroe Edward Thomas

August 8, 1934 - September 27, 2019

Monroe Edward Thomas, 85, passed away on September 27, 2019 in Aurora IL surrounded by family. Monroe was born in Huntsville, AL on August 8, 1934 to Johnie and Florence (nee Nelson) Thomas. He had a hard work ethic and was always there to help others.

When Monroe was younger, he loved muscle cars, especially in red. When his son Paul was growing up, Monroe would invite him to his work site.  Paul would see his dad sitting atop a factory smokestack eating his lunch. Most of all, Monroe loved spending time with his grandchildren, and never learned how not to spoil them.

Monroe leaves behind his son Paul Thomas, his daughter in law RoxAnne Thomas,his grandchildren Logan and Shannon, and his siblings Fay, Lorene, and June.

Monroe is preceded in death by his parents as well as his siblings Lloyd, James, Roedith, Jerry, Otis, and Ruby.

A memorial visitation will be held on Friday October 11, 2019 from 5:00 PM – 6:30PM at Moss Family Funeral Home Batavia, IL 60510. A memorial service will begin promptly at 6:30PM.

Private interment will be held at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Elwood, IL.

Arrangements entrusted to Moss Family Funeral Home 630-879-7000 or

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