Thursday, Mar 26, 2020
11:30 AM-12:00 PM
November 23, 1947 - March 23, 2020
Roy Thomas, 72, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 23, 2020 following a lengthy illness.
He was a native of Jacksonville and son of the late Ephraim & Grovene Walden Thomas. Roy graduated from Tech High and retired as a Banderman Mill Wright. His passions were fishing and recording movies and music.
Roy’s parents preceded him in death and a brother, Joe Thomas. Surviving family include his wife of 43 years, Joe Louise Crawford Thomas; 5 children: Tammy (Jacob) Peterson, Marcie (Roger) Hooper, Cynthia Saben, Tammy Renee Thomas and Donald Thomas; 2 brothers: Don Thomas and Jim (Cecil) Thomas; 8 grandchildren: Pricilla, Emily, Jenna, Chris, Beth, Sarah, Sam and paw grandchild, Simba; 2 great grandchildren: Gabe and a great granddaughter due in July.
Graveside funeral service will be held at 11:30 AM on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Evergreen Cemetery, with Pastor James Anthony Walton, officiating.
Because of the COVID-19 restrictions, the cemetery has limited the number of attendees to 10. We appreciate your understanding of limiting this to the immediate family.