Wade Thomas

July 31, 1926April 22, 2012

Mr. Raymond Wade Thomas, age 85, passed away Sunday, April 22,2012 in the Hospice Home at High Point. Mr. Thomas was born July 31, 1926 in Lee County to Dewey Worth and Nancy Viola Johnson Thomas. He served his country during World War II in the U.S. Navy. He retired from the sanding department of Myrtle Desk after 55 years of service. Mr. Thomas was a member of Christ Presbyterian Church for over sixty years. He had served as both Deacon and Elder and was active as long as his health permitted. On April 12, 1947 he married Mary Lee Wall who survives of the residence. He is also survived by his sons: Raymond Wesley Thomas and wife Wanda of Hope Mills and Kenneth Wade Thomas of High Point. Mr. Thomas has three grand daughters: Kendra Thomas Crill , whom they raised, and her husband Cody; Natalie Thomas Moore and husband Brian; and Leslie Thomas Nunn and husband Travis. There are three great grandchildren.; Cathryn and Kaylee Crill and Easton Moore. Also surviving are two brothers; Thurman Ray Thomas of Kernersville and Wendell Henry Thomas of Stuart, VA. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in Sechrest Funeral Chapel with Reverend Angus McGregor and Reverend Bobby Loving officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1:00 until 2:00 prior to the service. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive High Point, NC 27262. Please share your condolences with the family at .


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 25, 2012
  • Visitation Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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Kendra Crill

April 26, 2012

I know you are happy and don't want to see us cry. You were the most selfless person I've ever known and i will miss you. You made me who i am today and I'm honored to be your granddaughter. I will remember and love you until my last breath is gone. You are cherished in my heart forever and ever. I love you so much you on the other side!

Marjorie P. Yarborough

April 25, 2012

Mary Lee, We are thinking of you and your family at this time. Wade was Illard's cousin, and I have such fond memories of his caring and kindness. Sincere Condolences,

Wanda Thomas

April 25, 2012

We will miss a great father and poppy. We love you Wade and we look forward to seeing you in heaven. Rest in peace!

Brenda Meyer

April 24, 2012

Wade was one of my Dad's best friends. When my Dad spoke of Wade he always had a smile on his face and a chuckle. They both were wonderful people in the world and are missed.
Mary Lee and family, I am very sorry for the loss you are experiencing. He was a sweet soul that will be missed every day. Cherish the memories.
Love to you and God Bless,
Brenda Reynolds Meyer

Janet Taylor-wallace

April 24, 2012

We will surely miss someone who gave so much.

Mike and Kim Sanders

April 24, 2012

Aunt Mary Lee...We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Uncle Wade. He was so sweet and caring. He will be greatly missed.
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
We love you,
Mike and Kim Sanders