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Gerald W. Thomas

  • Birth 31 Mar 1944 Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 3 Aug 2002 Sullivan, Franklin County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
  • Memorial ID 44894964

Gerald W. Thomas of Sullivan, Missouri, formerly of St. Charles, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2002 at the age of 58 years.

Mr. Thomas was born on March 31, 1944 in St. Charles to Viola E. (Benus) Thomas and the late Emil V. Thomas. He was raised in St. Charles, and honorably served his country in the United States Army from 1965 to 1967.
Throughout his adult life, Jerry worked primarily as an over-the-road truck driver.

In January 1994 he was married to Cheryl (Chanie) A. Pratt in St. Charles. After moving to the Sullivan area, he and Chanie became actively involved in the Kingdom Hall of
Jehovah's Witnesses. Jerry especially enjoyed being on the Meramec River, whether he was boating, camping, floating, or fishing. He will be remembered and cherished as a very outgoing man who loved life and loved people.

He is survived by his wife, Chanie, of the family home; two sons, Jamey Thomas and Gregory Thomas, both of O'Fallon, Missouri; two daughters, Tammy Bakker and husband, Sid, of O'Fallon and Jessica Thomas of St. Charles, Missouri; two stepsons, Tim Hossfeld of Maryland Heights, Missouri and Brian Hossfeld of Chesterfield, Missouri; his mother, Viola Thomas of St. Charles; one sister, Mary Brown of St. Charles; two grandchildren, Sean and Amelia Bakker; other relatives and friends.

Memorial services were conducted at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2002 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1898 South Service Road West, Bourbon, MO (573) 468-3700. In accordance with his wishes, Mr. Thomas was cremated. If desired, contributions may be made to the Jerry Thomas Memorial Fund or to the Watchtower Society, and mailed in care of the Eaton Funeral Home, P.O. Box 625, Sullivan, MO


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  • Created by: Bob & Sandi Hamilton
  • Added: 28 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44894964
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gerald W. Thomas (31 Mar 1944–3 Aug 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44894964, ; Maintained by Bob & Sandi Hamilton (contributor 46980472) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.