Thomas Britton

Thomas Britton

CHAMPAIGN – Thomas D. "Tom" Britton, 50, of Champaign died at 8:45 a.m. Friday (Feb. 22, 2013) at Provena Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.

Tom was born Sept. 8, 1962, in Phoenix, Ariz., to James and Nina Britton-Jones.

He is survived by his mother, Nina Jones; three children, Molly, Clay and Nicole Britton; siblings, Donald Britton and Joann (Glen) Smiley; and three grandchildren.

Tom was preceded in death by his father, James Britton; and stepfather, Wayne Jones.

Tom enjoyed cooking, grilling out and working in the construction trade. He will be fondly remembered for being loving and funny, and he will be greatly missed.

Tom's family will welcome friends at a later date to remember and celebrate his life.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Champaign-Urbana Chapel, 710 N. Neil St., Champaign. Please join Tom's family in sharing memories of his life on his tribute wall at