Thomas Larry “Tommy” Waller, 43, of Granite City, passed away at 7:13 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at his home.
He was born Jan. 3, 1972, in Granite City, a son of Joyce Ann (Campbell) Waller of Lampe, Mo., and the late Thomas Henry Waller. He married Danielle M. (McCosky) Waller on Aug. 2, 2014, at Word of Life Tabernacle in Granite City and she survives.
He was a laborer and had worked for John Sakach Company in Granite City for 13 years. He love his days riding motorcycles, fixing things, dancing, painting, always having fun and making others laugh. He loved his children and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and friends.
In addition to his beloved wife and mother, he is survived by his children, Dylan Belcher Waller of Granite City, Pilara Waller of Granite City and Thomas J. Waller of Granite City; stepchildren, Elijah Diaz of Granite City and Adrianna Diaz of Granite City; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Dawn and Tony Davis of Madison, Joanna and Gary Graville of Lampe, Mo., and Toni and Brandon Helton of Moweaqua, Ill.; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other extended family and many friends.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fern and Homer Campbell and Tempe and James Waller; uncle, Tom Campbell; and a nephew, Austin Graville.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, with the Rev. Henry Crippen officiating. Memorials to the family are suggested and may be accepted at the funeral home, www.irwinchapel.com.