Donald L. Thomas

Thomas Donald L. Thomas "E-pah", age 57 of Pickerington, died Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Kobacker House. Graduate of The Ohio State University, class of 1980 and Bishop Hartley High School, class of 1973. Retired from State of Ohio Treasurer's Office after 34 years. Stadium voice of Pickerington Central and North high school soccer for 15 years. Avid Buckeyes, Steelers and Yankees fan, and member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Preceded in death by beloved daughter Kelley, and parents Stuart and Ann Thomas. Survived by the love of his life of almost 36 years, Vicki Thomas; daughter and son-in-law, Kristi and Eric Tustin and their children, Caleb, Katie, and Hannah; son and daughter-in-law, Bryan and Kayla Thomas and their children, Cole, Owen, Lex and Baby Thomas; "adopted" daughter Erin Flugge-Barker; brothers, Ed Thomas and Donna Maibaum, Steve Thomas and Michael Peterson, Bob and Mary Thomas; and sister, Mary and Ken Callahan; in-laws, David Harkless, Rick and Joyce Harkless, Tom and Sherri Harkless; and many nieces and nephews. Calling hours are Sunday,February 17 from 2 -6 p.m. at DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 550 Hill Road North (St. Rt. 256), Pickerington. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 18 at Seton Parish, 600 Hill Road North, with Fr. James Klima, Celebrant. A Vigil Service will be held 5:45 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Interment Green Lawn Cemetery. Contributions in Don's memory may be made to Kobacker House or -Melanoma research. Online condolences at

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Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
550 Hill Rd. N. Pickerington, OH 43147
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 15, 2013