Woodrow R. Thomas, age 97, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. He was born December 24, 1915 in Byesville, Ohio to Edward and Amanda Thomas. Woodrow served in the U.S. Military from March 1941 to December 1945 receiving four Bronze Stars for his heroism. He retired from the Timken Company in 1978.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of more than 60 years, Gertrude, and eight of his siblings. Woodrow is survived by his three children, Ralph (Kathy) Thomas, Karen (Bill) Blair, Jean Bush, three grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2013 as well as one hour prior to the service at Karlo-Libby Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Art Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hills Burial Park.