Ronnie Joe Thomas
1947 - 2021
Whitten Monelison Chapel
3966 South Amherst Highway
Madison Heights, VA
Ronnie Joe Thomas

Ronnie Joe Thomas, 74, of Madison Heights, passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at the Salem VA Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Linda Bowling Thomas for 47 years.

Born on May 11, 1947 in Altavista, he was the son of the late Nera Ferguson and the late Joe Thomas. Ronnie served our country in the United Stated Army during Vietnam. He retired from the Central Virginia Training Center after 35 years of service. Ronnie enjoyed hunting, fishing and working in his flower garden. One of his greatest joys was spending time with his grandchildren, doing whatever they wanted to do. Ronnie had a strong faith and attended Tree of Life Ministries.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded by an infant sister, Wanda Sue Morris.

Ronnie is survived by his wife, Linda Thomas; daughter, April Lynn Thomas Houston and husband, Jason; three grandchildren, Jessica Caroline Houston, Jimmy Wayne Houston, and Thomas Jackson Houston; sister, Susan Ward; nieces, Erin Ward Johnston and husband, Chris and Sarah Ward Thorn and husband, Douglas; and great-niece, Freya Johnston.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Amherst Cemetery with Pastor Mike Dodson officiating. Military honors will be presented by the American Legion Post 16.

Whitten Monelison Chapel is assisting the Thomas family (929-5712).

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Published by The News & Advance on Jul. 13, 2021.
Graveside service
Amherst Cemetery
, VA
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My condolences to you and your family enjoy working with him
Rennie Covington
July 16, 2021
May God Bless you Linda and April during this time. Praying for peace and comfort.
Annette Hughes
July 15, 2021
My heart goes out to you and your family.....Linda
Pamela elder
July 14, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.
Belinda Coleman
July 14, 2021
Linda we are sadden to hear of Ronnie's passing our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family
Jeff and Delilah Martin
July 14, 2021
Linda. I´m sorry for your loss
July 13, 2021
Linda so sorry for your loss, my prayers of comfort for you and your family. Ronnie was a wonderful kind person. It was always a delight to know such a lovely couple as the two of you.
Gloria Miller
July 13, 2021
I'm so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Ronnie at the Training Center many years ago. May God comfort your hearts.
Debbie Tomlin
July 13, 2021
Linda, So sorry to hear of Ronnie´s passing. Prayers for you and your family.
Rosa Martin
July 13, 2021
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