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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Charles Thomas

Charles Augusta Thomas, 83, died January 26, 2015 at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan. The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M., Friday, January 30, 2015 at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. A private family graveside service will be held at a later time. Charlie was born October 3, 1931 in Fostoria, Texas, the son of Frank and Fannie Thomas. He grew up with his sister, Blondell. He attended Splendora and Cleveland High School, where he won five gold medals at the...
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