In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to:
Alzheimers Association, 9374 Olive Blvd, Ste 101, St Louis, MO 63132 or American Cancer Society, 4207 Lindell Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108
Thomas Richard Battreal, Sr, age 89 of Hillsboro, Missouri entered into rest March 28, 2017 at Mercy Jefferson Hospital of Festus. He had worked as an engineer for Terminal Railroad and was a veteran serving in the Army/Air National Guard. He was a ham operator, trumpet player, member of Festus and Florissant Elks Post and member of musicians union. Born January 18, 1928, in St Louis, Missouri, to the late Steven and Gertrude (Boyer) Battreal.
Survived by the mother of his children: Mary Helen (Giudicy) Battreal; daughters: Anita Marie (Don Bauer) Battreal of Pevely, MO and Mary Ann Crouch of Hillsboro, MO;daughter in law Regina Battreal of Pevely, MO; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by sons: Thomas R. Battreal, Jr and Anthony J. Battreal; wife Margaret M. Battreal.