Edward C. Thomas 86 of Nash,Texas went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, March 29, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Wake Village Baptist Church with Brother Scott Neathery officiating.
Ed was born September 18, 1926 in Oak Grove, Louisiana to John Henry and Florence Thomas, and was preceded in death by his son, Eddie, Jr. He is survived by his wife of 65 years , Martha Ann Pruett Thomas, daughters, Martha Jane LeBlanc and Robbie Thomas; grandchildren Ted Turner, Scott and Ruth Turner, Christy LeBlanc and Chase Carter and nine great grandchildren.
Ed was a devoted Christian and patriot, husband, father and grandfather. Additionally, Mr. Thomas was the sole proprietor of Thomas X Terminators, baseball coach, team sponsor and supporter and former member of the Gideons and Rotary Club. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman and dear friend to many.
The family asks that any memorial gifts be made to Hospice of Texarkana.
Services are under the direction of East Funeral Home-Downtown.
Online tributes may be submitted to www.eastfuneralhomes.com