Mr. Donnie G. Thomas - RINCON - Mr. Donnie G. Thomas, 67, beloved father, grandfather, and a relentless man of God, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 30, 2014. Survivors include his children, Toby Thomas (Wendy), Brandon Blu Thomas, Savannah Tuten (Jon), Logan Thomas (Maci), and Laura Swain-Long (Will); 6 granddaughters, 2 grandsons; beloved brother-in-law, Tex Ritter; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Macy (Carter) and Talmadge Mallard, and Don Thomas; sister, Patsy L. Ritter; sister, Kay and husband, Royce Martin, along with their son, Gary Martin. Donnie was a Vietnam Veteran and a Purple Heart recipient from his service in the U.S. Army and a retired Longshoreman with the I.L.A. Local # 2046. Donnie never met a stranger and as a devoted Christian, he loved to bring people to the Lord. For though I am absent in the body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. Safe in HIS arms, now and forever. The visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday in the chapel of the funeral home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Monday in the chapel of the funeral home with burial to follow at Hillcrest Abbey West Cemetery. Friends may sign the online register book at www.stricklandandsonsfuneralhome.com Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes West Chatham Chapel 901 W. Hwy. 80 Pooler, GA 31322 912-748-2444 Savannah Morning News February 2, 2014 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
Published in Savannah Morning News from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2014
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