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Robert L. Thomas

October 10, 1931 — December 9, 2014

Robert L. Thomas

Robert "Bob" L. Thomas, age 83, of Holts Summit and formerly of Linn, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at his residence.

Bob was born October 10, 1931, in Vosholl, a son to the late Ray Alexander and Eliza May (Mantle) Thomas.

Bob was a 1952 graduate of Linn High School. Bob served his country during the Korean Conflict as a member of the US Army earning a Bronze Service Star.

After competing his military service Bob worked for McGraw-Edison, Westinghouse and ABB before retiring in 1998.

Bob had served as Past Post Commander of the Linn VFW Post 4756. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

Bob is survived by: one son, Scott Thomas and his wife Sheila of Holts Summit; two daughters, Janet Wiegand of Linn and Dana Graham of Westphalia; three brothers, Jerry Thomas and his wife Kathy of Holts Summit, Harry Thomas and his wife Theresa of Hazelwood and John Thomas and his wife Rose of Arnold; one sister, Dixie Thomas of Loose Creek; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by three brothers, Omar, Ray "Babe" and Lawrence "Buck" Thomas, two sisters, Evelyn Thomas and Georgia Stuesse as well as a son-in-law, Steven Graham.

A time of sharing will be held from noon until 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17, 2104 at Morton Chapel. Burial will follow in the Linn Public Cemetery with full Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Linn VFW Post 4756.

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