William Gould "Bill" Thomas, 80, passed away unexpectedly April 13, 2013.|
Born in Fairmont and raised in Clarksburg, W. Va., he was a graduate of Princeton University, Class of 1954, where he was a member of the Nassoons. He received his M.B.A. from The University of Akron in 1967. A member of The Bath Church, U.C.C. and Rotary, he retired from B.F. Goodrich Co. and GoJo Industries.
Preceded in death by his wife, Lou Anne (nee Wallick), he is survived by his sons, Stephen A. (Monika Brandrup-Thomas) and John S. (Kidist Getachew); granddaughters, Meredith Thomas, Beatrice Thomas and Claudia Hauge; brother, Dr. John Thomas (Page); and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. SATURDAY, May 11th at The Bath Church, U.C.C., 3980 W. Bath Rd. Per his wishes, interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, 501 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44303.
To share a Memory, Send a Condolence, Light a Candle or Send Flowers, visit the Tribute Wall at www.billowfuneralhomes.com (Billow FAIRLAWN Chapel)
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Apr. 18 to Apr. 21, 2013