Donald W. Thomas Sr.
Donald W. Thomas, Sr., 73 years of age, passed away Friday June 13, 2014 at his residence.
Born in Lochgelly, West Virginia on January 22, 1941, he was the son of the late William and Mary (Cox) Thomas. A resident of the Shalersville area since 1975, Mr. Thomas had been employed at Great Lakes Cold Storage in Solon as a warehouseman retiring in 2003. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Mr. Thomas enjoyed all sports and playing poker in his leisure time
Survivors include his son Donald (Kathy) Thomas, Jr. of Kent, Ohio, step-daughters Charlena "Sue" Warfle of Stow, Carol (Richard) Bruyere of Streetsboro and Mildred "Millie" Kirk of Cleveland, his brother Kenneth Thomas of Cleveland, 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Glenda Thomas on January 31, 2002 and one step-daughter Patricia Miller.
Calling hours will be Monday from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua, where his funeral service will be held Tuesday June 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
Final resting place will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Shalersville Township with military honors provided by U.S. Army Honor Guard Team, assisted by Mantua American Legion Post No. 193.
(Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 330-274-3145, RC 6-15-14)