AMerican Veteran 11

Roy L. Thomas

February 13, 1944 ~ July 14, 2021 (age 77)

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Roy L. Thomas, age 77, of Garrett passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at his Garrett home.

He was born on February 13, 1944 in Oakdale, Tennessee to George and Pearl (Treadway) Thomas.

Mr. Thomas honorably served his country in the United States Army.      

He worked at R.P. Wakefield in Waterloo for 20 years retiring in 2005.  He was a member of the Garrett American Legion Post 178.  Roy enjoyed posting on Facebook, sitting out in his yard visiting with neighbors and most of all he loved spending time with his grandkids. 

Survivors include: 

Daughter; Michelle Thomas, Auburn.

Daughter-in-law; Kassy Rollins of Waterloo.

8 grandchildren; David Harter, Davannah Harter, Danthony Harter, Davon Harter, Damion Harter, Emma Short, Liam Kumfer and Faith Kumfer.

Great grandson; Theodore Colgan.

1 sister; Onnie Thomas of Kendallville.

His caregiver; Becky DeLong of Garrett.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son; Michael Thomas.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 19 2021 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street in Auburn. 

Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation at 2:00 PM at the funeral home with Brother Bud Owen officiating. 

Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Garrett.

Memorial donations may be directed to the Thomas family.

Condolences may be sent to the family at and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.

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July 19, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Funeral Service
July 19, 2021

2:00 PM

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