CLYDE - Robert Thomas, age 70, Clyde, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at his residence. He was born Nov. 10, 1943, in Milan, Ohio, the son of Herman "Bob" and Rita (Horn) Thomas. Robert was a self employed truck driver. He was best known for operating Bellevue Custom Welding. He enjoyed building and flying experimental and ultra light aircraft, motorcycling and drag racing. He served as a volunteer firefighter
in Bellevue. He is survived by his wife Barbara (Davis) Thomas; his children, Rob (Cora) Thomas, of Clyde, Andrew (Dorothy) Thomas, of Clyde, J. Scott (Frances) Thomas, of Fremont, P. Kelly Thomas, of Clyde, and MaLinda (Matt) Gerber, of Norwalk; sister Sandy Thomas, of Wakeman; brothers, Ed (Michelle) Thomas, Wakeman, and Bernie (Wanda) Thomas of Birmingham; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Memorial donations may be made to his wife, Barbara. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, .from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Norwalk Alliance Church, St. Rte. 250, Norwalk, Ohio. Foos Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Clyde, is in care of the arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.foosfuneral.com.