Tommy J. Gilpin (60)

Carmi, Illinois
Birth: March 16, 1959
Death: February 10, 2020

Tommy J. Gilpin, 60, of Carmi, Illinois, died Monday, February 10, 2020, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born March 16, 1959, in Carmi, the son of Jess and Mildred (Peterson) Gilpin.

Tommy was retired from Airtex Products in Fairfield, Illinois. He enjoyed motorcycles and his loyal dog companion, Cooper.

Survivors include his mother, Mildred Dalton of Carmi; sons Tom (Jennifer) Gilpin of Herrin, Illinois, Mike Gilpin, Matt (Jessica) Gilpin, all of Carmi; brother Bill (Diana) Gilpin of Carmi, John (Virginia) Gilpin of Rossville, Illinois; sisters Barbara (Joe) Sweet of Marion, Illinois, Mary (Kenny) Johnson of Wadesville, Indiana; grandchildren Chase, Katie Sue, Madison, and M.J. Gilpin; and his beloved dog, Cooper.

He is preceded in death by his father; siblings Steve Gilpin, Betty Smith, Peggy Cutchin; and niece Tonya Gilpin.

Visitation and funeral are Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi. Visitation is 1-3 pm, with funeral to follow at 3 pm. Cremation will follow.

Visitation: Cook Funeral Chapel, Carmi, Illinois - Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 1-3 pm
Service: Cook Funeral Chapel, Carmi, Illinois - Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 3pm
Burial: Cremation to follow funeral service

4 thoughts on “Tommy J. Gilpin”

    1. Thanks Mike for the prayers. I just reread Tommy’s obit and saw this. It was a hard loss, I miss him. He went to see Mom everyday and she is still grieving. Thanks again, take care and stay healthy.

  1. Tommy J Gilpin Was A really good friend of mine he was allwas there when I needed someone to talk to about anything Fly high Tommy Fly High We Will meet Again some day

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