ENON Cleophus Eugene "Gene" Thomas, age 82 of Enon died on Friday, December 7, 2012 at the Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born the son of Jess & Leola (Hanna) Thomas on June 7, 1930 in Cowen, West Virginia. He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 64 years Claudine, children Erma and Mike Benchic, Karan and Delbert Smith, Charles Eugene Thomas, Linda and Jim Robinson, Joyce and Darrell Holcomb, Richard and Jean Thomas, Christina Thomas, and Phillip and Marcy Thomas, 21 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren. Gene will be missed by all who love him. Friends may call at Burcham Jennings Funeral Home, 119 E. Main St. Fairborn, Ohio on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11AM for a memorial service with Pastor Joe Godwin officiating. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Salvation Army in Gene's memory. Online condolences can be made at www.BurchamJennings.com.