Horton E. Thomas, 83, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013. He was born August 19, 1929 to Everett and Clara Thomas in Pomeroy, Ohio. He moved to Brunswick, Ohio to raise his family with his wife Geraldine.
Horton and Geraldine moved to Raleigh, North Carolina when their nest was empty for warmer weather and a longer golf season. In recent years, they moved back to Columbus to be nearer to children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Mr. Thomas will be dearly missed by his six children. He is survived by his children, Kenneth (Susan) Thomas of Gahanna, Ohio, Robert (Marilyn) Thomas of Centerburg, Ohio, William (Cheryl) Thomas of Columbus, Mark (Rhonda) Thomas of Chillicothe, Ohio, Edith (Ron) Stollar of Medina and Kathleen (Jim) Ozment of Poquoson, Virginia; loving grandchildren, Amanda, Dana, Evan, Jeffrey, Laurie, Bryan, Jeremy, Paul, Jacob, Sarah, Mary, John, David, Jordan; eight great grandchildren; sister, Fay (Gene) DeWees; and sister-in-law, Carolyn Thomas.
He was greeted in Heaven by his wife, Geraldine; his parents and his brothers, Eugene and Donald.
A celebration of life service will be held at Woodlands Assisted Living Facility, 2469 Kimberly Parkway East, Columbus, Ohio 43232, Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 2 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Gideons.