Mr. James Wendell Thomas, 69, of Hoboken died early Saturday morning, Jan. 18, 2020, at Harborview Satilla after a brief illness.  

He was born in Waycross to the late Albert Wendell Thomas and Lou Renee Strickland Thomas. Mr. Thomas was retired from the United States Air Force. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Albert Lawton Thomas.

Mr. Thomas is survived by three daughters, Mindy Thomas Wilson (Ryan) of Spokane, Washington, Jamie Thomas of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Stephanie Thomas of Seattle; two sons, Joseph Thomas of North Carolina and James Wendell Thomas Jr., of Redding, California; seven grandchildren, Kaylee Thomas, Shaedon Thomas, Christopher Thomas, Mia Valdez, Brooke Wilson, Neo Thomas and Faye Wilson; two sisters, Carol Thomas Warren (Lamar) of St. Marys and Georgia, Joy Thomas Mann (Randy) of Kingsland; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

The family would like to extended a big thank you to the staff at Harborview Satilla for their great care, all the great visitors that lifted his spirits and to the family and friends who supported his children during the end of his life.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in High Bluff Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Hoboken.

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