×

Kilgroe Funeral Home

1750 Ashville Rd, Leeds, AL

OBITUARY

William Donald "Don" Thomas

March 29, 1929September 20, 2012

William Donald “Don” Thomas, age 83, of Leeds, AL. Passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harris Thomas, brother Mack Thomas, and grandsons, Brandon and Patrick James. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Frances “Sally” McLaughlin Thomas, daughter Melanie James Dixon (Randy), brother Cecil Thomas (Margaret), sisters-in-law, Janey Weaver, Martha McLaughlin and Becky Clements, brothers-in-law Buck Weaver and Micky McLaughlin, and numerous nieces and nephews. He served his country as a Korean War Veteran and served his Lord as a deacon for 59 years. In 1994 he retired to Leeds, becoming a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. He was active in the Leeds Historical Society, working as a volunteer over a 10 year time span. Serving as “Chairman of Restoration” on the Jonathon Bass House Museum, he was instrumental in it being placed on the national historical register. In 2006 he was a nominee for the Leeds “Citizen of the Year” by the Leeds Chamber of Commerce.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 12 Noon until 2:00PM with the service to follow at 2:00 PM from Kilgroe Funeral Home, Chapel. Internment will be held at Cedar Grove Cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cedar Grove Baptist Church or the Leeds Historical Society.

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Memories

William Donald "Don" Thomas

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
Deloma Bigham

September 29, 2012

Sally, I am so sad to learn of Donald's tragic death. You both have always been so special to me. We have had so many fun times together which will leave you and me with precious memories. Please know I love you and Melanie and will keep you in my prayers.

Angela Abney

September 26, 2012

Praying for your family.

Lynn Quick

September 25, 2012

We loved Mr. Thomas. He was a very sweet man. He will be missed at Dr. Ginsburg's office.
Lynn Quick

Lynn Quick

September 25, 2012

We loved Mr. Thomas. We will him, at Dr. Ginsburg's office.
Lynn Quick

Shirley Johnson-Harvey

September 25, 2012

Sally & Melanie - Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

Ann Rowser-Ash

September 25, 2012

I am keeping you in my prayers. Love

Cody

September 25, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss. I have known Mr. Thomas for a few years now he was such a pleasant man. Always smiling and always concerned for others. My God be with you in your time of need.

Cody,
Ginsburg Dermatology..

September 24, 2012

Jo Ann (Kerr) McClellan

September 24, 2012

During this sad and difficult time may you feel God's loving arms around you and His love in your heart, and may your sadness turn to happy memories with the passing of time. Keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Olin & Candy Durbin
Rushville, Indiana

RHONDA MAYS ELLENBURG

September 24, 2012

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY