July 30, 1943 - Feb. 23, 2019
GRAY: Wilbur “Dophie” Wayne Thomas, 75, of Gray, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23. Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel at 2:00 p.m. The family greeted friends one hour prior to the service. The Reverend Steve Johnson officiated. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bradley Baptist Church, 821 Monticello Hwy, Gray GA, 31032.
Wilbur was born in Dudley, Georgia to the late James Thomas and Mary Fannie Thomas. He was a member of Bradley Baptist Church and the Tennessee Walking Horse Association. Wilbur retired from Georgia Power with 39 years of service. He enjoyed many hobbies such as, hunting, fishing, race cars, and horses, but the greatest passion was spending time with his family and friends.
Wilbur is preceded in death by his father, James H. Thomas; mother, Mary Fannie Heath Thomas; brother, James Willard Thomas; and son, James Wendall Faulk.
Wilbur is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Brenda Thomas; children, Wendy (Tommy) Thomas Fitzgerald, Dophie Wayne Thomas, and Chris Anthony Powell; grandchildren, Britney (Thad) Hartzog, Whitney Jolly, Taylor Fitzgerald, Brooke (Wade) Faulk Powers, Brandon Faulk, Dophie Thomas Jr., Kendyl Thomas, Taylor McPherson, and Hunter (Becca) Thomas; and great-grandchildren, Knox, Hayes, Hudson, Kyleigh, and Peyton.
Please visit www.hartsmort.com to express condolences.
Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, Georgia had charge of arrangements.