LIMA — Tommy Lee Thomas, 63, of Lima passed away at 4:18 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born on January 15, 1951 in Fayetteville, NC to Robert E. & Mildred (Blue) Thomas and they preceded him in death.
Tommy had been employed at Buckeye Rubber and previously had been employed at Sheller Globe. He was an Army veteran.
Mr. Thomas is survived by his son, Tarocus Onyell Carter of Fort Wayne, eleven grandchildren, and a sister Margaret Louise (Dave) Johnson of Lima. He was preceded in death by a sister, Elaine Deneice Thomas.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at SIFERD-ORIANS FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Elaine Watkins and Victor Ray Watts officiating the funeral. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, with military rites being performed by the V.F.W Post 1275.
Friends may call Tuesday 12 noon until the time of the service.
Condolences can be made at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com.