Tony Thomas (1956 - 2018)

  • "RIP Tony! My condolences to the family. I remember Tony..."
  • "So very sorry for your loss. He was always such a sweet..."
    - Pam Breuer
  • "Prayers going up for this family. Tony was a great..."
  • "I recently saw Tony at a Roosevelt High School reinion. I..."
    - Melody Ann Herring McNeely
  • "RIP Tony Thomas you where a good person and always good to..."
    - Chris & Ava mathis

Ransom Canyon- Tony Thomas, 62, of Ransom Canyon passed away this week at home. Memorial services will be 10:30 AM Monday, August 13, 2018 at Bible Baptist Church in Slaton with Chris Downer and Ray Perryman officiating under the direction of Englunds of Slaton. A visitation will be held 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Punk and Doris's at 9108 CR 3600, Slaton, TX 79364 on Sunday evening.

Tony was born January 11, 1956 to JH "Punk" and Doris Thomas in Slaton, TX. He graduated Roosevelt High School in 1974 and attended West Texas College in Snyder on a Rodeo Scholarship. He owned and operated Thomas Farms. He was involved with Berkshire Association and won multiple awards for his breeding program. Tony served as Swine Superintendent for the County Junior Livestock Show. He received Roosevelt's FFA Chapter Honorary Farmer Award multiple years and he donated his time to the ABC Rodeo as a Mutton Bustin' Judge. He was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed time with family and friends. Tony hauled lots of 4-H and FFA kids to stock shows. He was always ready to help family, kids and friends with whatever they needed.

Survivors include his son, Shawn Thomas of Lubbock, his sister, Janie Westbrook of Slaton; two brothers, Randy and wife Terry of Canyon, Texas; Rex and wife Tammie of Lubbock; lots of nieces and nephews, cousins, as well as friends far and wide.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to Thomas Memorial Scholarship Fund at Caprock Santa Fe Credit Union, 405 Railroad Ave, Slaton, TX 79364.
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1400 Woodrow Rd
Slaton, TX 79364
(806) 828-3535
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2018