THOMAS, THOMAS JR., 92, of Louisville, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, March 26, 2014 with his family by his side.
Tom started as a salesperson with H & R Distributors where he worked for eight years before it was bought out by Anheuser-Busch. He continued to work there for 38 years before retiring. He was a member of Ascension Catholic Church, an Army Veteran of World War II and a lifetime member of VFW Middletown Post #1170. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was devoted to his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Norma Jean (Wingfeld) Thomas; and his son, Thomas Thomas III.
Tom is survived by his children, Edward Holsclaw (Bobbie), Stephen Thomas (Donna) and Michele Griffin (Kenny); daughter-in-law, Lynne Thomas; grandchildren, Brian, Brad, Brent and Blake Holsclaw, Tiffany Murphy, Tina Posey, Tara Osbourne, Stephanie Joyce, Tieg and Jace Gonzalez, Ashley Tuttle, Kyle and Paige Griffin; 19 great-grandchildren; and Rita Hinton, who cared for him.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. John Lloyd and the VA Homebound Home Care Agency for their care and support.
His funeral Mass will be noon Saturday at Ascension Catholic Church, 4600 Lynbrook Dr., with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Friday at Owen Funeral Home - Jeffersontown, 9318 Taylorsville Road.
Owen Funeral Home
9318 Taylorsville Road Louisville, KY 40299
Published in The Courier-Journal on Mar. 27, 2014