Mr. George Allen Thomas Sr., 63, of St. Marys passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, at the Warner Center of Community Hospice in Fernandina Beach, Fla., after a short hospital stay.
Allen was raised in St. Marys by his parents, Nona Beatrice Geoghagan and Martin Thomas Sr. Allen was a graduate of Camden County High School. He was married to Glenda D. Woolard and they had three sons together, Tracy, Stacy and George A. Thomas Jr. Allen and Glenda’s union didn’t last.
He later married Linda Shepps and three more children entered his life, Mary (José) Stiglic, Tammy (Steve) Hook and Eddie (Melanie) Brown.
Allen has been an over-the-road truck driver for most of his life. He loved to fish and be outdoors with his three sons and also spending time with his grandchildren.
Allen was preceded in passing by his mother, Nona Thomas, and his sister, Aleatha Thomas.
Allen is survived by his sons and their spouses, Tracy and Ginny Thomas of Kingsland, Stacy and Rachael Thomas and George Allen and Amanda Thomas Jr. all of St. Marys; his father, Martin Thomas of Kingsland; his siblings and their spouses, Tommy and Mary Thomas of Colesburg, Susan and George Perryman of Yulee, Fla., Janie and Ralph Batten of St. Marys and Ruthann and Chet Barry of Melbourne, Fla.; his grandchildren, Kayla Lowder (Matt), Stephanie Thomas (Keannen), Tracie Thomas, Austin Thomas, Glenda Thomas, Georgia Thomas, Gabi Thomas, Carey Barron, James Barron, Trevor Thomas, Michael Hook, Amber Hook, Matthew Brown and Trent Brown; his great-grandchildren, Payton Lowder, Matthew Lowder, Maddison Lowder, Mason Lowder, Jackson Miller-Thomas and Raelyn Spencer; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours for the Thomas family will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Coastal Camden Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, in the Woods-Wainwright Chapel in Coastal Camden Funeral Home with Pastor Sammy Spradley presiding. The pallbearers were Carey and James Barron, Austin Thomas, Matthew and Trent Brown and Michael Hook.
The burial and committal prayer were held in Pineview Cemetery in Folkston.
Coastal Camden Funeral Home in Kingsland is entrusted with Mr. Thomas’ arrangements.