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Thomas, Jon Kent, M.D.,

76, son of John M. and Autumn D. Thomas, died peacefully on September 11, 2017 in St. Augustine Beach, Florida.

Originally from Louisville, Dr. Thomas served four years in the United States Coast Guard and then graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor's degree, a master's degree and a degree in medicine. He completed his internship and residency in ophthalmology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and practiced medicine in his home town of Louisville for over 25 years.

In 2006, Dr. Thomas retired to St. Augustine Beach, Florida and actively pursued his hobbies of photography, tennis, fishing and enjoying the good life. His photographs were of professional quality and adorned the walls of many of his family and friends. An avid reader, Kent enjoyed a wide circle of friends in his adopted community and was known for his unselfish willingness to lend a hand to anyone in need.

Dr. Thomas is survived by his brothers, Keith Thomas of Alexandria, Virginia, and Brooks Thomas of Atlanta, Georgia; his nephews Patrick and David Thomas, and his loving sisters-in-law Maryalice Thomas and Terry Thomas.

A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Tag! Children's Museum of St. Augustine, FL. (tagmuseum.org). Craig Funeral Home, Crematory and Memorial Park is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Sept. 17, 2017
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