Tobias Funeral Home - Beavercreek Chapel

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Walter "Bud" Thoma

December 20, 1935January 20, 2020

THOMA, Walter “Bud”, age 84, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Wright Nursing Home in Fairborn, Ohio. Bud was born to the late Walter and Agatha Thoma in Dayton, Ohio. After over 30 years of service as an electrical engineer, he retired from General Motors and moved to Lake Lure, North Carolina, where he and his wife enjoyed boating, golfing, playing cards, and socializing with friends. Bud was a faithful catholic and attended St. Luke Catholic Church but more importantly he was very much a family man. He had a quick wit with a great sense of humor and an endearing smile. He is preceded in death by his siblings; Doris Clark, Mary Ann Chambers, and Richard Thoma. Bud is survived by his wife Judie and their 5 children: Pam(Tony)White, Cynthia Sine, Doug(Debbie)Thoma, Steve(Codie) Thoma, and Amy(Gary)Wiles; 12 grandchildren: Jillian(Sine) and Rob Bisson, Courtney Sine, Alec Sine; Adam, Andrew, and Abbey Thoma; Michaela, Meredith, and Maddie Thoma; Nicolas, Rachel, and Sam Wiles; and 3 of his siblings: Rita Davidson, Betty Pinsky, and Robert Thoma. Family will receive friends at St. Luke Catholic Church beginning at 9:30AM Friday, January 24, 2020 with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 10:30AM with Fr. Terry Schneider celebrant. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Crossroads Hospice and/or the Parkinson’s Foundation. Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com


  • Visitation Friday, January 24, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, January 24, 2020


Walter "Bud" Thoma

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Loretta Mohlman Albright

January 27, 2020

Judie, I was so sorry to hear of Bud's passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. God bless you and your family.
Loretta Mohlman Albright

Mary K Young (Haggerty)

January 24, 2020

Dear Judy,

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Mary K

Ann DeCapua-Drayer

January 23, 2020

Dear Judy and family,
Thoughts and prayers and sympathy.
Good memories and much love