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 Donald Edmund Thomas

Donald Edmund Thomas

Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Death 15 Oct 2012 (aged 71)
Pace, Santa Rosa County, Florida, USA
Burial Unknown
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Donald Edmund Thomas


Donald (Don) Thomas passed away at his home on Monday, October 15, 2012 after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2008.

Don was born January 18, 1941 in Pensacola, FL and lived in Pace, FL for the last 27 years. He graduated from Pensacola High School in 1959 where he played the lead part of Emile De Becque in South Pacific in 1958. Don loved to fish and in his younger years invented the Trout-About Lure. He had a "green thumb", he loved growing and propagating plants and most every day could be found working in his greenhouse. He was a member of Wallace Baptist Church in Pace, he served in the United States Air Force and retired from the Escambia County Sheriff's Office.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Carl E. and Leona Thomas; brothers, Ronald E. and Allen R. Thomas; and sister, Carlene A. Thomas.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Brenda J. Thomas; sons, Benjamin (Kerry), Daniel and Jonathan (Sica) Thomas; 6 grandchildren, Caleb, Christopher, Carter, Ryan, Erin and Leona Thomas; sisters-in-law, Nancy Thomas, Charlene Turner and Jude Garrison; brother-in-law, Charles Garrison; 8 nephews, 3 grand-nephews and 3 grand-nieces; his cat, Snooper and numerous friends and relatives.

A memorial service will be held on November 3, 2012 at 10:00 am at Wallace Baptist Church located at 6601 Chumuckla Highway.

Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Special thanks to Covenant Hospice and Continuous Caregivers for their dedication and loving care. Donations may be made to Covenant Hospice, Wallace Baptist Church or a charity of your choice.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on November 2, 2012


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