David Allen Thomas, 78, passed away on December 26, 2020 at Willow Creek ALF in Lake City, Florida.
He was born in Lake City, Florida on February 20, 1942. He lived all over the world while serving in the US Army until his retirement in 1981. He earned a bachelors degree in Sociology from Troy State University. He moved back to Florida in the late 1980s and opened a business as a painting contractor in the Tallahassee area and later in the Sarasota area.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard D. Thomas and Evelyn Miller Thomas; his brothers, Dennis York Thomas and Arthur Wayne Thomas; and sister, Carolyn "Susie" Thomas Woods.
His is survived by his daughter, Lisa Thomas Clements (Kenneth) of Gainesville, Florida and his son, David A Thomas II of Branford, Florida; and three grandchildren, Nicholas Clements, Lauren Clements and Jordan Clements.
Published in Lake City Reporter on Feb. 16, 2021.