84, of Terra Alta passed away Saturday May 7, 2022 at Garrett Regional Medical Center, Oakland, MD.
The son of the late Bruce V. and Cora M. Sisler Thomas, he was born August 17, 1937 in Terra Alta.
Jim worked at PPG in Baltimore for 35 years and then retired and moved back to WV in 1999. He was a member of the Freeland United Methodist Church. He enjoyed camping, fishing, being with family and mowing the grass. He was an avid NASCAR fan.
He is survived by a daughter, Franny Thomas of Baltimore; a son, Jim E. Thomas and wife Cheryl of Kingwood; a sister, Eva Jean Cramer and husband Chester; four grandchildren, Amanda Wilson, James Thomas Jr., Justin Thomas and Hannah Thomas; eight great grandchildren, Haley Miller, Taylor Miller, Conner Wilson, Cullen Thomas, Kyira Thomas, Camdem Thomas, Lincoln Thomas and Charlotte Thomas and one great great grandson, Lucas James Tacy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Frances Thomas in 2017 and a brother, Kenneth Thomas.
There will be a private family graveside service at the Freeland Cemetery with Rev. Eric Beeman officiating.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com
A Memorial Tree was planted for James
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Arthur H Wright Funeral Home