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Gerald J. Thomas

August 16, 1926 January 1, 2020
Gerald J. Thomas
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Gerald J. Thomas, age 93, of Claysville, went to be with his Lord Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in his home with his family by his side.

Born August 16, 1926 in Claysville, he is the son of the late I.R. and Anna May (Dodd) Thomas.

Gerald was a Claysville resident his whole life. He graduated from Claysville High School in 1944. Gerald was a member of Rolling Hills Chapel Church, Claysville, where he would play the French Horn. He married Esther Breese Varner on March 24, 1972 and they were married for 47 years. Gerald was employed at Union Camp Box Factory as an Operator for 32 years until his retirement in 1984. He enjoyed trading cars, mowing grass, traveling and taking pictures.

In addition to his wife he is survived by one daughter, Dianna Varner, of Maryland; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one brother, Paul E. (Ruth) Thomas, of East Finley, PA.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Delores E. McClintock; three daughters, Judy D. Perez, Delinda M. Fisher and Cheryl L. Wise; three brothers, Owen, Floyd and Isaac Thomas; one sister, Martha Elizabeth (Thomas) Applegate.

Friends will be received on Monday, January 6, 2020 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Rolling Hills Chapel Church, 214 Timberlake Rd. Claysville, PA 15323. A second visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 9-11 a.m. at the church. A funeral service will be held directly after visitation at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jill Briggs, officiating and Stephen Joey Perez, co-officiating. Burial will follow at Claysville Cemetery, Claysville, PA.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

6

Jan

2:00 PM 1/6/2020 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/6/2020 4:00:00 PM
Rolling Hills Chapel Church

214 Timberlake Rd.
Claysville, PA 15323

Rolling Hills Chapel Church
214 Timberlake Rd. Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Visitation

Monday

6

Jan

6:00 PM 1/6/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/6/2020 8:00:00 PM
Rolling Hills Chapel Church

214 Timberlake Rd.
Claysville, PA 15323

Rolling Hills Chapel Church
214 Timberlake Rd. Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

7

Jan

9:00 AM 1/7/2020 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/7/2020 11:00:00 AM
Rolling Hills Chapel Church

214 Timberlake Rd.
Claysville, PA 15323

Rolling Hills Chapel Church
214 Timberlake Rd. Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Service

Tuesday

7

Jan

11:00 AM 1/7/2020 11:00:00 AM
Rolling Hills Chapel Church

214 Timberlake Rd.
Claysville, PA 15323

Rolling Hills Chapel Church
214 Timberlake Rd. Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

7

Jan

12:00 PM 1/7/2020 12:00:00 PM
Claysville Cemetery

P.O. Box 580
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville Cemetery
P.O. Box 580 Claysville 15323 PA
United States
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