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Donald Reed Thomas, age 83, of New Port Richey, Florida, and Mountain City and Trade, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at the Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point in Hudson, Florida. Donald was born on December 18, 1930 to the late Reed and Ruth Jennings Thomas. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Mary Wills.
Donald was a retired U.S. Army Veteran.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Thelma Church Thomas; sons: Ronnie Thomas of Sugar Grove, NC and D.R. Thomas of Trade, TN; sister, Nancy Wood of Lexington, SC, brother-in-law, Lewis Wills of Mountain City, TN; grandchildren: Lisa Thomas, Nathen Thomas, Andrew Thomas and Brandon Thomas; great grandchildren: Forrest Thomas and Landon Thomas; several nieces, nephews and many special friends.
Funeral service was conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 30, 2013 at the Mountain City Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Potter officiating. The family received friends from 1-2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Graveside Service and Interment followed from the Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers were family and friends.
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The family of Donald R. Thomas has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 South Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.