The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 Dean William Thomas

Dean William Thomas

Birth
Friona, Parmer County, Texas, USA
Death 10 Apr 1989 (aged 68)
Corning, Adams County, Iowa, USA
Burial Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 101994297 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Bedford Times-Press, Wednesday April 19, 1989
DEAN WILLIAM THOMAS
Funeral services for Dean William Thomas, 68, Bedford, were held April 12, at Shum-Novinger Funeral Home officiated by Gene Ehlers. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery, Bedford. Mr. Thomas died April 10, 1989 at Mercy Hospital in Corning, Iowa.

Dean William Thomas, son of Fred Winfield Thomas and Edna Hester Chilcote Thomas, was born in Friona, Texas June 17, 1920. Shortly thereafter, his family returned to the Gravity area, where he attended public school, graduating from Gravity High School in 1939. On December 12, 1941, Dean enlisted in the United States Navy, where he served for four years. On November 13,1947, he was united in marriage to Wilma Pearl Thompson Turner. To this union were born two children, Deana Lucile and Daniel Rae.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Frederic Winfield.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Wilma; his daughter, Deana and her husband Jeffrey Maynard of Iowa City, Iowa; son Dan and his wife, Cindy and her son, Timothy of Creston, Iowa; one brother, Cleo David and his wife Naomi of Bedford; two sisters, Margaret Lucile and her husband, Carl Culbertson of Bedford; and Dorotha Hester, also of Bedford; and a sister-in-law, Pat Thomas of St. Joseph, Mo.

Dean was a businessman in the Bedford community for many years, primarily in motel and restaurant ownership.

He was a good husband and father, and a kind neighbor and friend. He will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved him.



Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: Julia Johnson
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101994297
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dean William Thomas (17 Jun 1920–10 Apr 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101994297, citing Fairview Cemetery, Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Julia Johnson (contributor 47176433) .