Thomas `RD' December 30, 1934 - April 22, 2014 SHERMAN, TX Funeral services to celebrate the life of Rex Duncan Thomas, 79, will be held at 11:30AM on Friday, April 25th, at Waldo Funeral Home Cha-pel with Pastor James Moore officiating and Rev. Bill Whitehead assisting. Mr. Thomas will be interred at West Hill Cemetery with David Strasner, Luis Barron, Art Decker, Joe Harris, Rad Richardson, Dean Hall, Stanley Welch, Steve Austin and Morris Royal serving as pallbearers. Rex was born Sunday, December 30, 1934, at Newcastle, Oklahoma to Frank and Jessie (Barefoot) Thomas and passed from this life on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Plano, Texas. Rex was raised and attended schools in Newcastle. At the age of 20 he moved to Bakersfield, California and worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for forty years, the last twenty-five years as an engineer. Rex married the love of his life, Carol Cook, on August 6, 1966, in Ft. Worth, Texas. He was a mason for many years and a member of Fairview Baptist Church. Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, sister Annie Camp, aunt and uncle Hazel and Lloyd Lankford, and cousin Mary D. Sechrist. Survivors include his loving wife Carol of Sherman, sister Frankie Jo Thomas of Oklahoma City, brother William Henry Thomas and his wife Donna of Newcastle, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. An online register may be signed at www. waldofuneralhome.com Services are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home.
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Published in The Oklahoman on Apr. 25, 2014
Waldo Funeral Home
619 North Travis Sherman, TX 75090