Paul James Thomas, 87, died Sunday, May 16, 2010.
He was born October 26, 1922, in Dellroy, Ohio, to Elwood and Etta (Dunlap) Thomas, who are both deceased. Paul was also preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Wolford Thomas, of 38 years, his second wife, Donna Hosford Thomas, of 15 years, and his sister Norma Pisani.
He is survived by his sister, Evelyn (Jack) Longo; children, Lorraine Brown, Donna (Gary) Suresch, Ron (Roberta) Thomas, Valerie (Chuck) Bender; grandchildren, Heather, Hiliary, Emily, Trevor, Jessica, Megan and Jenna; and brother-in-law, Richard Pisani.
Paul served in the Armed forces from 1942-1945. He was a life-time member of the United Methodist Church and an active member of the Lions Club, American Legion, IBEW and the Orchid Society.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to HPH Hospice, Macular Degeneration, or a charity of choice.
Fero Funeral Home Chapel in Beverly Hills, Florida is responsible for funeral arrangements. The funeral home can be reached at 352-746-4551.