Brad Thomas 1965 ~ 2010 Bradley John Thomas, age 44, our loving husband, father and son, passed away unexpectedly on June 3, 2010. Born on November 30, 1965, to John Walter and Rhonda Andrus Thomas. He graduated from Hillcrest High, proudly earned his Eagle Scout award, and served a mission in Portland, Oregon. He married Melanie Hardy on July 22, 1987 and they were blessed with four children. They later divorced. He married Ramona Lobato on April 26, 2008, in St. George, Utah. They became the proud parents of Samson and Delilah. Brad learned many skills and a strong work ethic while working side by side with his dad in the family business. He considered himself a "jack of all trades and master of none." He enjoyed working for the US Forest and Park Service, TSA, driving truck, and in construction. In his position as a Plant Operator he achieved Grade IV Certification. Brad's life was full enjoying motorcycles, movies, mechanics, baseball, NASCAR, music and travel. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to relax at the family cabin with his boys and uncle. His sense of humor, laughter and smile would brighten your day. Survived by his loving wife Ramona; children, Cory, Kira, Colton, and Cassidy; mother, Rhonda; sisters, Tiffani and Brooke (Matt) McAllister. He is preceded in death by his father. Funeral service will be held Friday, June 11, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State St. where a viewing will be held on June 10th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Friday. Interment will follow at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 E. 10600 S. "Each day is a new adventure!"
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Published in The Salt Lake Tribune on Jun. 9, 2010.