Jack Fred Thomas was born June 8, 1926 to W.D. (Bill) and Margaret (Lett) Thomas at Barnsdall, Oklahoma.
Mr. Thomas had the honor of serving in The Army during World War II in the European Theatre and in the Air Force during the Korean War.
Thomas married Nancy Logsdon on September 30, 1978.
He was a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and The Permian Basin Safety Society of Engineers in the Midland/Odessa, Texas area. He spent many years as safety director of J.P. (Bum) Gibbons headquartered in Midland Texas and in the four corners area. He also was employed as a Safety Supervisor at the KAAP in Parsons, KS. He received his schooling at Sycamore and Independence, Kansas and numerous military schools. He is a 70+ year member of the American Legion and a lifetime of the VFW. He was a founding member of Rural Water District #13.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Thomas; a daughter, Billye Jo Thomas; grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Marietta Kay; brother, Bill; and sister, Marian (Dudie) Harkreader.
Memorial Services for Jack will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Webb & Rodrick Chapel. Before the service visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018.
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Nancy and family-So sorry to hear the news of Jack passing. Jack was a dear friend! Don't know that I have known a better man. Jack not only was a man of character, he Was a character. Will miss you my friend! See you again someday! Steve Hughes
Steve HughesOzark, MO
Nancy- I’m so sorry to read you lost Jack! He was truly one of the dearest men I’ve ever known- I’m so sorry for your loss! Susan (Evans) Sherwood - his redheaded buddy from Bruest!
Susan SherwoodAugusta, KS
Nancy..we are so sorry to hear about Jack. He will be missed by all who knew him and his sense of humor. Will never forget him telling me about snow snakes when we were working at ICC so many years ago. Hugs to you!!
Don & Becky ReynoldsIndependence, KS