Thomas- James “Gary” Thomas, age 62, of Bryceville, Florida passed away April 10, 2011. Gary was born in Alma, GA to the late James Otis and Ruth Thomas on November 3, 1948. He was a resident of Bryceville for the last 32 years and retired from Whitley Steel where he was employed for 15 years as a foreman. Gary’s wife, Ruth, was his pride and joy. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his family. Gary enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting, the outdoors and working in his yard. He was predeceased by his brothers: Keith Thomas and Kimmoth Thomas and his sister: Diane Bristow.
Survivors include his loving wife of 42 years: Ruth S. Thomas of Bryceville, FL; his daughters: Tammy Thomas of Savannah, GA, Tonya (Brian) Dable of Wisconsin and Tawana (James) Jones of Bryceville, FL; his brothers: Ronnie (Diane) Thomas, Donnie (Cathy) Thomas, Ricky Thomas and Randy (Michelle) Thomas; his sisters: Pat Howard, Glenda Herring and Marsha (Steve) Nease; his 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday April 14, 2011 at 11:00 am at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Chapel in Macclenny, FL with Pastor Burt Huttson officiating. Interment will follow in Brandy Branch Cemetery in Bryceville, FL. The family will receive friends on Wednesday April 13, 2011 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the funeral home. The arrangements are under the care and direction of V. TODD FERREIRA FUNERAL SERVICES, 250 North Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 (904)259-5700. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices.com
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