Harry Louis Thomas

Born: Thu., Jul. 27, 1922
Died: Tue., Jan. 13, 2015


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Jan. 16, 2015
Location: Lonaconing Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jan. 17, 2015
Location: Lonaconing Location

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Harry Louis Thomas of Zephyrhills, FL died Tuesday, January 12, 2015 in Gambrills, MD while in hospice care at the Household of Angels. Born on July 27, 1922 in Moscow, MD he was the son of the late William Henry Thomas and Lola (Pierce) Thomas-Warnick and preceded in death by stillborn son, Darrell Keith Thomas.

Harry was a member of the Barton United Methodist Church, Barton, MD and the Marley United Methodist Church, Glen Burnie, MD. "Our Pop" was a coalminer in West Virginia, a bus driver in Baltimore, then later retired as an ironworker from Local Union #16 in Baltimore.

He graduated from Barton High School, Barton, MD in 1941 and began his career as a liberty ship builder in Fairfield, Baltimore, MD.

He was a lifetime member of the Glen Burnie Lodge AF & AM #213, Moose Lodge and Barton Gun Club in Western Maryland. Harry was one of several founders of the Little League Baseball and Boy Scouts in Marley, Glen Burnie.

Harry was a long time avid golfer. He assisted with the design and build with creativity of the Dade City Golf Course.  He was also a member of the Mill Creek Golf Club in West Virginia.

Everybody knew him as either "Buster" or "Big Chew". His claim to fame was being an awesome baseball catcher in the Glen Rodgers B League, West Virginia and that has been remembered for years.

He survived by his loving wife of almost 71 years, Golda "Pat" Vivian (Marrical) Thomas, they married on April 22, 1944. He is also survived by two sons, Donald H. Thomas and wife Susan of Crownsville, MD and David Thomas and wife Carol of Petoskey, MI; six grandchildren, Brian Thomas, Michael Thomas, Jennifer Thomas, Patrick Rosko, Kimberly Thomas-Roenigk  and Justin Thomas and twelve great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at the Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A, Lonaconing on Friday, January 16, 2015 from 6-8PM. A memorial service will be held by the Mason's of  Georges Creek Valley Masonic Lodge #161 AF & AM at 7:30 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Fred Iser officiating. Interment will be held Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills, MD.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Harry's memory to the Salvation Army www.salvationarmyusa.org.

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Arizona nee Marrical Pyles
   Posted Thu January 15, 2015
My dear Aunt Vi and all,
My hearts love and prayers are with you. May God's good grace be with you all and lighten your hearts.
Your neice,

Yvonne and Greg Adams
   Posted Thu January 15, 2015
Aunt Viv,
Our hearts are very sadden in the lost of Uncle Harry, we pray God will put a hedge about you and your family!! We love you.
Yvonne & Greg Marrical Adams

Karen Keith
   Posted Thu January 15, 2015

MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Tom and Karen Keith.

We want to express our deepest sympathy and let you know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. All our Love, Tom and Karen Keith

Debra Y Adams
   Posted Fri January 16, 2015

THE COLOR OF MEMORIES TABLE ARRANGEMENT was sent by Yvonne Marrical Adams.

Love, The Marricals Yvonne & Greg Adams, Della Marrical, Lynn & Klick Clarke, Cecelia & John Gray, Sheila Marrical & Darla Azizi

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