Mr. Thomas died of natural causes at 11a.m. Monday, February 14, 2011 at his residence.
He was born May 29, 1945 in Christian County to the late Robert Herman and Ruby Major Thomas.
Mr. Thomas was of the Methodist faith. He retired from Planters Bank in Hopkinsville with 25 years of service and from Peoples Bank in Winona, Miss.
He was preceded in death by one son, Aubrey Thomas.
Survivors include his wife, Roberta Thomas of Cadiz; two sisters, Captola Poole of Chicago, Ill. and Ida Stephens of Scottsdale, Ariz.; three sons, Chris Thomas of Crofton, John Leslie Thomas of Lexington and Ross Flatt of Lexington; one daughter, Melanie Hancock of Cadiz; nine grandchildren, Dylan Hancock, Marlee Thomas, Noah Thomas, Kaitlin Thomas, Landry Thomas, Zach Thomas, Aubrey Flatt, Jace Hancock and Faith Thomas.
Pallbearers were Derk MacTavish, Gary Craft, Kevin Radford, Ricky McNichols, Greg McNichols and Mike Willig.