James Thomas

James Lewis Thomas

Sunday, July 18th, 1943 - Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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James Lewis Thomas, 77 of Gainesboro, Tennessee passed from this life on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 surrounded by his family.

Born Sunday, July 18, 1943 in Gainesboro, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Vestal Thomas and the late Ida Haney Thomas.

James enjoyed celebrating anything, working on the farm, as well as being a fork lift operator for Fleetguard. In his spare time he loved to fish, ride 4-wheelers and hanging out with his friends and family, especially his dog, Speedy.

Surviving are sister, Glenda (and the late Kenneth) Young of Gainesboro, TN.

2 nieces:
Donnetta Smith of Gainesboro, TN
Karen Vanhooser of Gainesboro, TN

1 nephew:
Jamie (Lauren Lee) Young of Murfreesboro, TN

2 great-nieces
Breanna and Kalli Smith of Gainesboro, TN

2 great-nephews
Eli Smith of Gainesboro, TN
Bentley Young of Murfreesboro, TN

and caregiver, Rosetta Trisdale.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 am, on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at the Young Cemetery on Seven Knobs Road, Gainesboro, TN with Bro. Travis Thomas and Bro. Eric Collins officiating.
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 11:00am
    Young Cemetery
    Seven Knobs Rd
    Gainesboro, TN 38562
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  • Interment

    Young Cemetery
    Seven Knobs Rd
    Gainesboro, TN 38562
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Lynda Bennett Pigg

Posted at 09:38pm
Just saw this! so sorry for your loss. Loved working with James at Fleetguard. He was one of the best. I want to commend him for taking such good care of his Mom. He use to talk to me alot about how all his family took their turns. He loved each of you . He was a wonderful person. I know he will be missed.

Judy and Paul Puryear

Posted at 03:01pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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