In Memoriam : Loren Toms

Loren Toms Loren Ray Toms - age: 43
(September 03, 1974 to May 28, 2018 )
Resident of West City, Illinois

Visitation Information:
5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday May 31, 2018
10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Friday, June 1, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

11:00 A.M. Friday, June 1, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Logan Cemetery
Logan, IL

Loren Ray Toms, age 43, of West City; went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 28, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2018 in the Leffler Funeral Home with Rev. Sammy Simmons officiating. Burial will be in the Logan Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening, and from 10:00 a.m. to the funeral hour on Friday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Loren was born on September 3, 1974 in West Frankfort, Illinois, the son of James Kenneth Toms, Jr. and Connie Sue (Roach) Toms.

He was a former Tow Truck Driver with Abbott’s Towing of West City; and he was a former body man with Marshall’s Body Shop of Benton.

Loren loved his Lord and Savior, and was a member of the Logan Baptist Church.

He enjoyed going to drag races and street machine nationals, watching St. Louis Cardinals Baseball, participating each year in fantasy baseball, fishing with his dad, singing, and most of all he was proud of and loved his son Cameron and getting to spend time with him.

Loren is survived by his son Cameron Michael Toms of McLeansboro; his mother Connie Sue Ruffino and husband Ed of Benton; his father James Kenneth Toms, Jr. and wife Jane of Logan; his paternal grandmother Lula Mae Toms of Benton; a brother Jim Toms and wife Gina of West Frankfort; a niece Allison Toms of West Frankfort; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather; and maternal grandparents.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Responders including Abbott’s Ambulance, Benton Fire Department, West City and Benton Police Departments, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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Patrick Wilkins - May 30, 2018Contact this person Contact this person
So sorry for your loss. Praying for all the family.

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