Harold “Tom” Dunphy, 84, of Godfrey, passed away at 1:35 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Alton Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Alton on May 14, 1930, the son of the late John and Ruth (Alexander) Dunphy.
Tom served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He was the right hand man for Charles Emmons for Emmons Printing Company for more than 40 years. He enjoyed the original St. Louis Cardinal football team and was a season ticket holder. He was an exceptional athlete in high school. He loved to bowl and was an avid sports fan.
He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Mary Lou and Denver McCollum of Alton; a brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Shirley Dunphy of Alton; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and a very special great-great-nephew.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and brother-in-law, Norma Dunphy and her lifelong friend/companion, Frank Runtz and Becky and Hank Glowaki; and a brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Dolly Dunphy.
Per his wishes, cremation rites were accorded.
Memorials may be made to Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.staten-fine.com.