Roy Thomas, age 83 of Oneida, TN passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. He had recently shared his testimony as a believer and is now peacefully with Jesus. He was born in Scott County, TN on October 22, 1938, and was raised in the Grave Hill community. Roy was the son of the late Walter and Rachel Thomas.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Celia Jo Reed Thomas; siblings, brothers and sisters-in law.
He is survived by his children, Tracey and Rex Orick, Susie and Tom Deuso, and David Thomas; grandchildren and great grandchildren, Jonathan, Whitney, Brody, and Boston Orick, Ashley, Josh, Asher, and Anders Hale, Jared and Jacob Orick, Matt, Jenelle, Arianna, Alexander, and Sophie Thomas, and Corey and Kelley Deuso; sisters-in-law, Dru Noble (Dave Scotten), Peggy Edward and Lois Reed; close friends, Tasha Lloyd, OB Cotton, David Cecil, Donnie West, Jimmy Byrd; with special thanks to Grace Primary Care, Tiny Cox, Tammy Daugherty, and Brenda Smith; many other relatives and friends.
Friends may visit with the Thomas family on Sunday, December 5, 2021 from 1 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Hicks and Bro. Jim West officiating. Music will be provided by the family.
Committal service will follow in the Marcum-Kidd Cemetery in Oneida. Pallbearers will be: Jonathan Orick, Jared Orick, Matt Thomas, Josh Hale, Corey Deuso, and Darryl Laxton.
Masks are required.
In lieu of flowers, you may send a monetary donation for the future care of David to:
106 Park Road
Oneida, TN 37841
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