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William "Bill" Thomas

December 5, 1953 - March 19, 2017

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

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Shadyside Chapel

3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947


Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Shadyside Chapel

3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947


Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Shadyside Chapel

3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time: 12:30 pm

Location:

Holly Memorial Gardens

P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916


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