Edwin Pierce Thomas Jr., age 65 of Somerset, KY passed away on Tuesday March 25, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on May 12, 1948 in Cains Store, KY to the late Edwin Pierce Sr. and Zelma Preston Thomas.
He was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a retired truck driver. He enjoyed flying remote airplanes and helicopters, horse back riding, raising wolves, being outdoors and was a motorcycle mechanic.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Susan Thomas.
He is survived by two sons, David Thomas of Somerset, KY and Michael (Amber) Thomas of Douglasville, GA. Two daughters, Candi (Tim) Bell of Sterling, North Dakota and Cassandra Thomas of Knoxville, TN. One brother, Robert H. (Cindra) Thomas of Tinley Park, Illinois. Two sisters, Terry L. Schenider of Fisher, Illinois and Carol Moore of Somerset, KY. Also survived by seventeen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday March 26, 2014 after 6pm in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday March 27, 2014 at 11am in the Memory Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the Thomas Cemetery in Faubush, KY.
Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.