In Remembrance of William M. Thomas

William Monk Thomas

William Monk Thomas

Shreveport, LA January 9, 1941 ~ March 21, 2012 Date of Service: March 26, 2012

 

William Monk Thomas, 71, of Shreveport, LA, and formerly of Dalton died Wednesday in the Willis-Knighton Health Center in Shreveport.

 Born in Scranton, son of the late Andrew and Florence Meyers Thomas, he was a graduate of Benton High School, class of 1958. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps and after being discharged he went on to work for the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington D.C. He later moved back to Dalton where he farmed on the family farm for several years. In 1974, he moved to Virginia where he started a general contracting business and has remained in the construction business until his death.

 Surviving is his former wife and best friend, Georgina “Pinky” Thomas, Las Vegas; daughters Gina Thomas, Las Vegas; Jennifer Douglas, King George, VA; and Tammy Winter, Culpepper, VA; brothers Samuel Thomas, Dalton; Joseph Thomas, Dalton; John Thomas, Shreveport, LA; and Michael Thomas, Dalton; sisters Patricia Klingel, Dalton; and Penny Hayduk, Factoryville; and special to his heart were his seven grandchildren, Darrin, Karrissa, Jasmine, Kenneth, Alex, Lauren and Samantha; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and cousins. He was also preceded in death by a brother Andrew Thomas.

 The funeral will be Monday in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore with services at 10 a.m. by Rev. Thomas Petro. Interment in the Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. Friends may call Sunday from 3-6 p.m. in the funeral home.

 Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd St., New York, NY 10016 or at www.kidney.org; or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718
Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718
or at
www.cancer.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jennifer Douglas
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We miss you Pop.
Reply #5 on : Thu June 07, 2012, 06:55:02
Words can not describe how much we miss you Pop! Your in our hearts forever!

We love you.....Jenny, Darrin, Ka, Jaz, Ken, Alex and Lauren
LISA THOMAS
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Re: In Remembrance of William M. Thomas
Reply #4 on : Sun March 25, 2012, 14:19:33
To My Family:

I love you all very much and my heart is aching for you today. May your hearts find peace and comfort knowing that he is with God and watching over you.
Bonnie Keller
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William Monk Thomas
Reply #3 on : Sun March 25, 2012, 13:08:19
To the family of William (Bill) Thomas.
My heart is heavy for the loss we all feel.
Bonnie Keller,
Margie Harron
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Re: In Remembrance of William M. Thomas
Reply #2 on : Sat March 24, 2012, 17:11:37
To all my cousins and their families and to you, Gina, I extend my deepest condolences
Kathleen Everly
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William Thomas
Reply #1 on : Fri March 23, 2012, 14:19:50
Gina and family so sorry for your loss,thinking of you all and sending our love and thoughts at this time..
Pat and Kathleen Everly,FL