William Thomas

December 5, 1953 - March 19, 2017

12/05/1953 - 03/19/2017

Past Services

Visitation
Wednesday March 22, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Visitation
Wednesday March 22, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Service
Thursday March 23, 2017
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Cemetery
Thursday March 23, 2017
12:30 pm
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 | Directions

William “Bill” Thomas died Sunday March 19, 2017 at Wheeling Hospital.

He was born December 5, 1953 a son of the late Charles and Georgia (Blakemore) Thomas in Glen Easton, WV.

Bill was a coal miner for Consol Energy for over twenty years and also worked as a bundle hauler for Ogden News for 17 years.

He was an avid Steelers fan.

He was married to his loving wife Rose (West) Thomas on May 17, 1975.

He was a Methodist by faith and graduated from John Marshall High School.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, as well as a sister Barbara Kelly and a brother Charles “Sonny” Thomas Jr.

He is survived by his wife, his children, Valerie (Ken) Cawley of Aleria, OH, Wesley (Elyse) Thomas of Wheeling, WV, and Heather Dippel of Shadyside, OH.

In addition he is survived by his siblings, Judy (Paul) Koch, Jack (Norma Jean) Thomas, Robert Thomas, Cindy Farnsworth, Linda (Donald) Clark and Frank Thomas along with 9 grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave, Shadyside, Ohio 43947 on Wednesday March 22, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday March 23, 2017 at 11 am with Pastor Joel Traylor officiating.

Burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Share your thoughts and memories of Bill with the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Jochum Family
5 years ago

Deepest sympathy to your family for their loss!

Paula and Mager Erlenwein
5 years ago

sorry for your loss from a distant cousin

Diane Clark
5 years ago

Thoughts and prayers for my Aunt Rose, Heather and rest of the family for the loss of my Uncle Bill. He was a loving and hard working man who instilled Steeler pride in many of us.

Kathryn Farnsworth
5 years ago

So sorry for the loss of my great uncle Bill he was a kind an loving uncle. Prayer for the whole family.

Sonya Hunt
5 years ago

So very sorry for your loss. The family will be in my thoughts

Stefanie Appis
5 years ago

prayers during this time lots of hugs for the family

Donna Drake
5 years ago

So sorry for the loss of my uncle Bill. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family.

Paulett Works
5 years ago

Heaven received another angel. A loving husband father grandfather and a friend that will we all will miss

Paulett Works
5 years ago

To a loving husband father grandfather and a friend. We all will miss you and you will always remain in our hearts

Crystal
5 years ago

$o mamy memories and good times. Love you and miss you.