Mr. Robert "Butch" W. Thomas, age 81, passed away Sunday morning July 7, 2019 at his home at Lake Holiday, Crawfordsville, IN.
Mr. Thomas was born on May 25, 1938 at Georgetown, Ill. the son of Herman Thomas and Frances Harrier Thomas
He graduated from Hillsboro High school.
He worked for R.R. Donnelley & Son for 41 years and retired as a bookbinder. He married Carolyn Sue Pugh on Oct. 9, 1971 and they made their home at Waynetown before moving to Lake Holiday. He formerly attended the Waynetown Christian Church and was a member of the Donnelley Club and the Ben Hur Car Club.
Survivors include wife Carolyn; brother Ronald Thomas; sister Mildred Bartelson; daughter Cindy (Allen) Jefferies; sons, Larry and Rob (Michelle); grandchildren Brandie Smith, Brooke Heibel, Nick, Sam, Adi, Gigi, Lily and Sophie Thomas; and his great grandchildren Landon Justice, Gramm and Everett Hiebel and Kade Thomas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter Lexi Rose Thomas; and brother Gene Thomas.
Funeral services are scheduled for noon on Thursday, July 11 at Shoemaker Funeral Home in Waynetown with Pastor Steve Wever officiating. Burial will follow in the Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. Family and friends may pay their respects two hours prior to service.
Visitation will be Thursday July 11 at Shoemaker Funeral Home, 202 Bratton Rd. Waynetown, IN from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at noon. The funeral will be officiated by Pastor Steve Wever and burial will follow in the Waynetown Masonic Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or to American Heart Association, Greater Midwest Affiliate, Memorials and Tributes Lockbox, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL. 60674.
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