Thomas Gene Sapp


Died: November 8, 2013
Thomas G. Sapp, 72, of Bartonville, Illinois, passed away surrounded by his loving family Friday, November 8, 2013 at his residence. He was born on January 22, 1941 in Peoria, Illinois. The son of John Q. and Leola M. (Gardiner) Sapp, he married Judith Ann McCord on June 9, 1963 in Peoria, Illinois. She preceded him in death on March 21, 2002 in Bartonville, Illinois. He married Caroline Huber on April 24, 2004 in Peoria, Illinois. She survives. He is survived by one daughter, Michelle (Marc)Hetzel of Bartonville, Illinois, one son, Matthew (Amy) Sapp of San Jose, California, one step-daughter, Jill (Lonnie) Casey of Washington, Illinois, and three step-sons, Eric (Amina) White of Bloomington, Illinois, Alan (Ana) White of Peoria, Illinois, Rodney(Rose) White of Elgin, Illinois. He is also survived by six grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren. Thomas was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Jerry Sapp. He was a Certified Public Accountant with Baumann and Associates, Ltd, CPA’s for more than 50 years. He specialized in auditing public schools. He was a life member of Grand View Masonic Lodge #1112 AF&AM, Scottish Rite, Valley of Peoria, Mohammed Temple Shrine and the Royal Order of the Jesters, Court 40. He spent more than 50 years working with the International Order of Job’s Daughters, serving as the Associate Supreme Guardian in 2006-07, Associate Grand Guardian of Illinois in 1975-76. He also served as Associate Bethel Guardian for the Bethels in Morton and Elmwood. He received the Legion of Honor Active from the Order of DeMolay and the Distinguished Order of Job’s Daughters. He was a member of the Limestone Kiwanis Club. Thomas was a world traveler, and especially enjoyed his trips to the Holy Land. He also will be missed by his two Yorkshire Terriers, Misti and Ali. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the Davison Fulton Woodland Chapel. The Rev. Jack Thompson will officiate. A visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home, Masonic services and the Living Cross Service by the Job’s Daughters will be at 7:30 PM, a visitation will also be 30 minutes prior to services on Saturday at the funeral home. Entombment will be at the Swan Lake Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to the Methodist Hospital Hospice or the;American Cancer Society. You may create an online condolence at

Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel

2021 N. University St.
Peoria, IL