Oron “Tom” Souders Jr., 69, of Brookport, passed away at 1:48 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, at Massac Memorial Hospital.

A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at the Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home starting with Masonic rites.

Tom was retired from Yellow Freight Lines and a member of Masonic Bay City Lodge #771. Tom is survived by his wife, Linda Souders; daughters, Traci Thompson, Lindsay Dorman (Zach) and Laura Hayes (Jason); son, Chris McWaters; grandchildren, Marlie Poppen, Chase and Mia Thompson, Josie Reese Walker and Justice and Hadley Dorman; great-grandchildren, Maci Copley and Grayson Poppen; sisters, Stephanie Copeland (Bruce) and Denise Tolbert (Odus); and nephews, Micah and Matthew Tolbert and Brent and Brandon Copeland.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oron C. Souders Sr. and Jacqueline “Jackie” (Lytle) Souders.

A visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Tom’s name to Project Hope, P.O. Box 125, Metropolis, IL 62960.

Condolences may be left online at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.

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