March 25, 1931 - July 12, 2013 DEL CITY Don Eugene Thomas, 82, passed away on July 12, 2013. Don was born on March 25, 1931, in Cowden, Oklahoma, to Troy & Velera Thomas. He graduated from Central High School in 1949. He served in the Air Force Reserves during the Korean Conflict. He married Shirley Wyatt in 1952. They raised one son and two daughters. Don spent his career in the automotive industry working for Unit Parts and Hy-Test, where he retired. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Troy and Velera Thomas; brother, Bill; sister, Patricia; and son, Steve. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; and two daughters, Lisa Walker, and Karen Clark and husband Ralph; grandchildren, Laura Thomas, Chris Thomas, Brandon Clark, Brad Clark and Lauren Walker; seven great-grandchildren; sister, JoAnn Kaspar; and brother, Dickie Thomas. A wake service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17 in the Candlewood Chapel at Ford Funeral Service, 315 S. Sooner Rd. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Del City.
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Published in The Oklahoman on July 16, 2013