Thursday, May 21, 2015

Charles H. “Charlie” Thomas (May 19, 2015)

Charles H. “Charlie” Thomas, 95 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday May 19, 2015 at 9:05 PM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center.  He was born May 12, 1920 in Darke County, Ohio the son of the late Fred & Mammie (Rehmert) Thomas.  He retired from Manix Brothers in 1988 after 44 years and continued his love of road work with walls Bros. His greatest pastime was fixing everyone’s yard tools. He served in the United States Navy during World War II.

He was a member St. John Lutheran Church of Greenville; 69 year member of the Ansonia Masonic Lodge & Versailles Masonic Lodge; Past Patron of Fort Greenville # 406 Order of eastern Star.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife:  Ferne E. (Flommersfeld) Thomas on February 1, 2010; Son:  Scott Thomas; brother:  Wilbur Thomas; sisters:  Pauline, Marie, & Mary; and 2 nieces & 1 nephew.

He is survived by his children & spouses:  Pat & Kim Thomas of Kenton, Ohio, Sue & Keith Schlechty of Greenville; Grandchildren & spouses:  Debbie Fornshill, Troy Wombold, Pat & Kelly Thomas, Gina Thomas, Angie & Wayne Hughes, Megan Thomas, Stacey Thomas, Ben Harruff; 13 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandsons; sister in law:  Bettie Flommersfeld of Greenville; brother in law:  Cliff Hoblit of Greenville.

Services will be held on Saturday May 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Patti Morlock officiating.  Burial will follow in St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.  Family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Saturday at the funeral home.  A Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 2:45 PM on Saturday.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.

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