Walter J. Thomas

July 10, 1929 - December 5, 2012

07/10/1929 - 12/05/2012

Past Services

Saturday December 08, 2012
11:00 am
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Walter J. Thomas, Sr., 83, of Etowah passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Mission Hospital following a sudden illness. He retired after working over forty years as an automobile dealer and consultant. His favorite hobbies were deep-sea fishing and playing golf.

Survivors include his loving wife of fifty-eight years, Eleanor Thomas; three sons, Steven Thomas and his wife Dot of Macon, GA, Mark Thomas and his wife Jaynean of Orlando, FL, Wally Thomas of Denver, NC; three grandchildren, Ross, Craig, Whitney; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11:00 am Saturday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Council on Aging, 105 King Creek Blv., Hendersonville, NC 28792.

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Mrs. Val DeCarlo
8 years ago

My condolences to all of you. Wally was a wonderful father to you boys and you are fortunate to be left with such fond memories of wonderful times you spent together. A beautiful legacy.

I’m sorry for Ellie’s loss.

Joe and Brandy Lee
8 years ago

To you Walter Sr – A wonderful man who truly celebrated life and family – you will be deeply missed

With love

Joe and Brandy Lee

Timothy Baron
8 years ago

This is Timothy, and i am very sad about what happened to Walter Sr. As long as i new him, i thought he was pretty cool and fun to be around, from all the storys Wally has told me about him, he sounds like a great guy, i am very sorry what happened. He will have a pain free life in heaven.

Sincerely, Timothy Baron