He is survived by a daughter, Trish Thomas Jordan of Paducah; sister, Connie Scoggin of Kingman, Ariz.; brothers, Leo Thomas of Barlow and Glen Ray Thomas of Palma; grandchild, McKinley Sullivan of Paducah.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Kendall Cheney Thomas and Kathleen Inman Carter.
Memorial services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 26 at the Immanuel Baptist Church. Rev. Jamie Broome officiated.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Lourdes Foundation, 1530 Lone Oak Rd. Paducah, KY 42003.
Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah was in charge of arrangements.