Revs. Irvin Darnall and Ronnie Hooks will conduct the services. Burial will follow in the Bridges Cemetery in Trigg County.
Mr. Thomas died on Saturday, February 4, 2006, at 11:25 p.m., at Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, Tenn., of natural causes.
Mr. Thomas was born on October 5, 1935, in Trigg County. He was the son of the late Preston H. and Mary Pauline Bridges Thomas.
Mr. Thomas was a College Professor, having taught at the University of Southeast Illinois; and was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Harry Clifford Thomas.
Survivors include two brothers, Bobby G. Thomas of Cadiz, and Michael L. Thomas of Hopkinsville; a sister, Nina Alderson of Cadiz; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Ray Thomas, Bryan Keith Thomas, Terry Alderson, Tommy Alderson, James Thomas, and Larry Thomas.
Martha Fortner, organist, will provide the music.
Memorial contributions may be made to Maple Grove Baptist Church, c/o Joe Darnall, 3054 New Hope Road, Cadiz, KY 42211.