Vernon Thomas

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Vernon "Cliff" Clifford Thomas, 54, of Bozeman, Mont., passed away Friday, April 10, 2009. He was born Aug. 25, 1954, in Denver, Colo., the son of Vernon Morris and Ruth Pauline (Fischer) Thomas. Cliff and his family moved to Atlanta when he was a toddler. He was raised and educated in Decatur, graduating from Towers High School and attending DeKalb Tech School.
Cliff married Clare Lloyd on April 15, 1981, in Decatur. They made their home in Cumming. Cliff was a self-employed wallpaper hanger "Cliffhanger". He hung paper in many prestigious and historic homes in Atlanta and was known to be the best in his trade.
Cliff and Clare loved the outdoors and moved to Bozeman two years ago to enjoy their favorite pastimes of hiking, skiing, hunting, fishing and snowmobiling.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Scott.
Survivors include his wife, Clare of Bozeman; his daughter, Chasitty of South Carolina; grandson, Joshua of Loganville; two sisters, Joy (Ted) Jones of Conyers, Judy (Cam) McNair of Colorado Springs, Colo.; aunt, Sissy Stevens; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 14, at Dahl Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Sunset Hills Cemetery. Visitation will be at Dahl Funeral Chapel on Monday, April 13, from 4-6 p.m.
Memorials may be made in his name to a charity of ones choice. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at
Dahl Funeral Chapel in Bozeman, Mont., is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in from Apr. 13 to Apr. 16, 2009