Eric Joseph Thoni

Born March 28, 1966

Eric J. Thoni, suddenly on June 1, 2014. Entered this life on March 28, 1966. Survived by father Albert J. Thoni, Mother Deanna Adams, brothers, Kevin (Debbie), David (Ginger), sisters, Mary Ellen Underdown (Jack), and Kissy Mathewson (Dennis). Eric graduated from Father Ryan High School and attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. For the last several years he was employed as a sales rep in the pharmaceutical industry. Visitation will be from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Christ the King Catholic Church on Belmont Blvd., on Monday June 9, 2014. Mass of the resurrection will follow at 11:00 am. Interment at Calvary Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jim Miller, Kerry Miller, Tony Miller, George Frazier and Patrick Thompson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Will Thompson, Tim Holloran, Nick Thoni, Tucker Thoni, Eric David Thoni, and Don Metger. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to Father Ryan High School.

Arrangements under the direction of Marshall Donnelly Combs Funeral Home, Nashville, Tennessee.


  • Mass of the Resurrection Monday, June 9, 2014
  • Visitation Monday, June 9, 2014

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Judith Kane McGuire

September 21, 2014

Your all are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you the strength you need to carry you through these difficult times.

John Budan

June 22, 2014

Sincere wishes of peace and condolence to Eric's family. I'm so sorry for your loss. I just heard and am in shock, as I'm sure you are as well. I've been his friend in recovery for the last 8 years, and was happy and proud we shared so much of his wonderful life together.

June 17, 2014

Kissy, David, Ellen, and Kevin- I just heard from Scottie Wilson of this tragic and sudden loss. Am so sorry that your Mom and Dad had to endure the loss of a child. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Robbie Goodrich

Phil Clinard Jr.

June 11, 2014

My prayers are with the Thoni family.

Sudie Wagner

June 10, 2014

So very sorry for your family's loss.- Sudie Wagner

Marcia & PeeWee Scarborough

June 10, 2014

Albert, We were saddened to hear of the passing of your son Eric. We will be keeping you and your family in our thought and prayers.

Marcia & PeeWee Scarborough

June 10, 2014

Albert, We were saddened to hear of the passing of your son Eric. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Teri Glennon

June 9, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to all

June 9, 2014

Deanna, my thoughts and prayers for you and your family during this time of loss.
~ Sara Davidson

Ruth Donlon Bowles

June 9, 2014

My heart is saddened by this news and my prayers are with you. I went to school with Eric for 12 years and I always remember nothing but good things from Eric. RIP