Eugene Stephen Thomas
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PERRYSBURG: Eugene Stephen Thomas, 85, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 10, 2013 at Bay Park Hospital, Oregon, Ohio surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born on May 10, 1927 to Stephen and Emma Thomas. A Navy veteran of WWII, he went on to become an aerospace engineer, helping to design Apollo I and II. Gene attended Bethel Assembly of God. He will be much missed by his family and friends, especially his sense of humor.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Suzanne King.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Gloria Thomas; children, Michael (Wilma) Thomas, Debra (Craig) Ceculski, Kenneth (Kelli) Winters, and Jonathan (Lucy) Winters; ten grandchildren; and sister, Nancy Abraham.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Bethel Assembly of God.
In lieu of flowers, love gifts are suggested to the family. Arrangements by Blanchard-Strabler Funeral Home. Online condolences: blanchardstrabler.com
Published in the News-Messenger on Mar. 21, 2013