Ilion-Florida Thomas Price Stark Jr. 74, formerly of Ilion, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020 at The Oak’s Rehabilitation Center, Avon Park, Florida. Tom was born on June 17, 1945 in Utica the son of Thomas and Pauline (Grenon) Stark. Tom was a 1963 graduate of Ilion High School. He was employed by New York State at the Albany Campus for his entire career. After his retirement he and his wife Evelyn (Ellie) moved to Sebring, Florida to enjoy the warmth and sunshine. Tom is survived by his mother Pauline MacDonald of Thendara and Mohawk, a sister Kathy and her husband Lee Welch of Ilion, his nieces Karen (Louie) Sportello, Julie (Patrick) Marshall and his nephew Daniel (Melanie) Welch and their children. Tom was predeceased by his wife Ellie and his father Thomas P. Stark. In keeping with Tom’s wishes there will not be any public services. Local arrangements are with the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Otsego St., Ilion. To leave an online condolence please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.