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William Jefferson "W.J." Thomas

1933 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
William Jefferson "W.J." Thomas Obituary
William (W.J.) Jefferson Thomas, age 81, of Bronte, (Former resident of Sweetwater) passed away on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at his residence.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 at Garden of Memories with Rev. James Baker officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
William was born on June 24, 1933 in Tennyson to William Hampton and Myrtle (McDonald) Thomas. He married Martha Pollard on July 11, 1966 in Sweetwater. He worked for Western Electric and then Southwestern Bell for 34 years before retiring on April 15, 1988. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
He is survived by his wife Martha Thomas of Bronte; two daughters, Melinda Brasuell and husband Matt of Richmond and Karen Thomas of Bronte; two sons, Kevin Thomas and wife Melanie and Edwin Thomas, all of San Angelo; two brothers, Fred Thomas and wife Pat of Tennyson and Pete Thomas of Merkel; five grandchildren, Zachary Brasuell, Madison Brasuell, Kaity Thomas, Will Thomas and Riley Thomas; and one great-grandchild, Preslee Warriner.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Jan. 20, 2015
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