Clyde Ray Thomas, 28, of Hendersonville passed away Monday, April 15, 2013 at Margaret R. Pardee Hospital after a very unexpected and short illness. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Mark Ray Thomas and Linda Summey Thomas of Hendersonville. He was also preceded in death by his grandfather, Charles V. Summey, and his grandparents, Clyde and Mary Thomas.
He attended East Henderson High School, and received his GED from Blue Ridge Community College. He worked in the electrical field.
In addition to his mother, survivors include a brother, Charles Mackinley ìMackyî Thomas and his wife Estrie; and his niece, Makinley Thomas; grandmother, JoAn Summey; aunts and uncles, Elaine Summey, Charles V. Summey, Jr., Jimmy and Tasha Summey, Debbie and Wayne Thomas, Ronnie Thomas, Anita Thomas, Billy Thomas, Ricky Thomas, Bobby and Margie Devine, and many cousins.
A funeral will be a t 3:00 pm Friday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Guy Smith officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 pm prior to the service in the chapel.
Praying and thinking of the family during this difficult time. I went to middle and high school with Clyde and have many memories of him. Saddened to hear about a life gone too soon. Much love to you all.
So sorry to hear about Clyde we were in school together since elementary. Prayers and thoughts are with the family.
I am so sorry for your loss. I will you and your family in my prayers.
Linda and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. I pray for much comfort and healing thru prayer. God bless you and your family. Love all of you!!
Your family is in our prayers
Praying for the family!!! May God provide peace and comfort to everyone during this difficult time.
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Our deepest sympathies to all the family.
Thinking of your family during this time. I have so many memories of Clyde, I can’t believe he is gone. I will be praying for you all.
We will be keeping you all in our thoughts & prayers. So sorry.