Warren F. Thomas, 93, of Maristone Assisted Living, Franklin, Tenn., died Sept. 20, 2012.
He was a previous resident of Bryan, Ohio and a self-employed toy and hobby-manufacturing representative.
Mr. Thomas was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II. He was an avid golfer and a previous member of Orchard Hills Country Club, Bryan, Ohio and a member of Sugar Mill Country Club, New Smyrna Beach, Fla. He also loved playing poker and gin rummy with friends in Bryan and Naples, Fla.
He had an artistic ability in his paintings and enjoyed decorating their many homes.
He was born in Chicago, Ill., the son of Morton Thomas and Hazel Rutherford, besides his parents; he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Roe Thomas and a brother, Mort Thomas Jr. of Angola, Ind. Mr. Thomas is survived by a daughter Nancy Ann Lorenz and husband David, Ingleside, Ill. and three sons, James Thomas and his wife Carol, Franklin, Tenn., Peter Thomas and his wife Marlene, Elizabeth City, NC and Thomas Thomas and his wife Marcy, Middletown, Ohio. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Mike Larson, James Larson, Anne (Larson) Harrington, Joe Thomas, Katie (Thomas) Shepherd, April Thomas, Rudolph Thomas and Calvin Thomas and 11 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial gifts be made to Avalon Hospice, 2525 Perimeter Place Drive, Suite 121, Nashville, TN 37214, 615-889-5995. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Bryan, Ohio.
Local arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin.
09/27/2012, Williamson Herald
Posted on: 9/27/2012