Mr. Thomas was a native of Alma and moved to Jones County in 1959. He was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Thomas, and his parents, Alton and Mary Myers Thomas. Mr. Thomas worked for Cherokee Products, retiring after 42 years. He was a member of Haddock Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Thomas of Haddock; children, Rhonda Bryant of Warner Robins, Gina Cape of Gray, Leslie (Kathy) Perreault of Massachusetts, Lisa Barlow of Oxford, Thomas (Elva) Methe of Haddock; grandchildren, Casey Marie Bryant, Marjorie Grace Cape; and sisters, Wanda Hutchinson and Diane Wilkerson.
Williams Funeral Home in Milledgeville had charge of arrangements. Express online condolences at www.williamsfuneralhome.net.