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Earl R. Thomas


1934 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Earl R. Thomas Obituary
Earl R. Thomas November 17, 1934 - March 29, 2013 Earl R. Thomas, 78, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013. Earl was born in Laverne, Oklahoma on November 17, 1934, and he came to California with his parents Oliver and Norma Thomas in 1937. Earl graduated from East Bakersfield High School in 1952 and served in the U.S. Army from 1957-1960. Earl was also a graduate of Pepperdine University with BS in Accounting and a MS in School Business Management. Before retiring, Earl was the Controller for the Bakersfield City School District from 1961-1987. On August 13, 1955, Earl married Joanne Compton and they were happily married for over 57 years. Earl is survived by his four children, Anne-Marie Hoffman, James Thomas and wife Grace, David Thomas, and John Thomas and wife Jennifer, and seven grandchildren, Megan and Kelly Hoffman, Alec and Dylan Thomas, and Zachary, Mary, and Evan Thomas. Graveside services will take place at Greenlawn Mortuary, 3700 River Blvd., Bakersfield, California on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Apr. 3 to Apr. 4, 2013
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