Billy Joe Thomas
Billy Joe Thomas, 83, of Grayson, KY went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at his residence. He was born January 24th, 1936 at Stinson, Ky. a loving son of the late William and Rose Easterling Thomas. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Thornbury; two brothers, Ray Thomas and Bob Thomas; three sisters, Grace Defoe, Betty McDavid and Helen Walker. Bill was formerly employed at the Hitchins Brickyard and was a retired Boilermaker with local #105. Being the go-getter that he was, he came out of retirement at the age of 70 to return to work for two more years. He loved playing and coaching softball in his early years. Bill attended every East Carter Raiders game that he could. He bowled in Grayson Bowling leagues for years. He enjoyed wood cutting, fishing, spending time with his grandchildren, taking long drives with his loving wife and going to the dirt track races. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Delores Elam Thomas of Grayson, a daughter, Kelly Gray of Mount Sterling, Ky., a son, Joey Thomas of Willard, Ky., four sisters, Hazel Allen of Florida, Susan Holbrook (Webb) of Grayson, Freda Phillips (Bill) of Florida and Yuvonne Wells (Marion) of Grayson, one brother, Dearl Thomas (Ruth) of Willard, nine grandchildren, Joshua Riggs of Willard, Korrie Sparks (Toby) of Westwood, Lee Gray (Ashley) of Hodgenville, Kerrick Gray of Elizabethtown, Matthew Thomas of Willard, Taylor Sparks of Westwood, Konner Gray of Hodgenville, Keegen Gray of Hodgenville, Khloe Ali'ann Gray of Hodgenville and a grand-dog, Rupp. The funeral service for Bill will be conducted on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11am at the Malone Funeral Home. Interment will be in East Carter County Memory Gardens. The visitation will be held Tuesday, November 12th from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday after 9:00 a.m. until the service at the funeral home. Condolences can be made to the Thomas family at www.malonefuneralhome.com
Published on November 11, 2019

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