Thomas “Tom” M. Cagle

CENTRALIA — Thomas “Tom” M. Cagle, 82, of Centralia, passed away, Sunday, January 3, 2021, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia.

He was born April 13, 1938, in Centralia, the son of Edgar Luther Cagle and Ollie (Kirsey) Cagle. He married Mary L. Alli on April 27, 1957, and she survives in Centralia.

In addition to his wife of 63 years, Mary L. Cagle of Centralia, he is also survived by his four children: Dana Ward and husband Roy of Centralia, Tom Cagle, Jr. and wife Mary of Centralia, Gina Cagle of Harviell, Missouri, and Kelly Capps and husband Darryl of Centralia; six grandchildren: Andrea Siegler and husband Tom of Centralia, Ryan Ward of Centralia, Zac Cagle and wife LeAnna of Centralia, Tucker Cagle of Centralia, Abbi Capps and fiancé Caleb Wehking of Newburgh, Indiana, and Maddi Capps of Centralia; three great-grandchildren: Julie, Allison and Zayden.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents and a sister: Gerry Zuvella.

Tom enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends.

Per Tom’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and a Private Family Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 9, 2021, with Pastor Sam Alli officiating. The service will be live broadcasted for family and friends, which can be accessed by going to website and clicking on Tom’s Tribute then clicking live webcasting. If you have trouble, please feel free to call our office and we will be there to assist you.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Odin First Christian Church and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Cagle family.

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