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Haisten Funerals & Cremations

1745 Zack Hinton Parkway, McDonough, GA

OBITUARY

Michael Thomas

June 20, 1955February 6, 2020
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Michael James Thomas, Sr. 64 of McDonough, GA died February 6, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his parents James and Billie Thomas. Michael is survived by his wife of 28 years, Sandra Hite Thomas, his son Michael James Thomas, Jr. and daughter-in-law Kenzie Thomas, McDonough, GA and son Petty Officer Zachary Thomas, stationed in San Diego, CA; grandchildren Weston, Ava Lynn and Jaxson. He also leaves behind his Aunt Colleen Holloway, mother-in-law Pat Hite, sister-in-law Wanda Teal, brother-in-law Wayne Teal, brother-in-law Steven Hite, sister-in-law Pam Hite; as well as a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews, and lifelong friends. Mike was born on June 20, 1955 in Atlanta, GA. He was in the 1973 graduating class of Forest Park High School. Mike worked for Delta Airlines for 34 years and he also worked for the Henry County Water Authority through 2019. Mike had many personal interests which include the love of all music but especially old time rock-n-roll. All sports, but was a big Georgia Bulldog fan, along with the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Braves. He helped coach his son James in soccer and baseball when he was younger. He loved water skiing. He had a love for racing, definitely a NASCAR fan, but had his own car that he raced at Dixie Speedway, and was a good driver himself. He was a huge Old Car Guy too. Last but not least had the love for fishing with the kids and grandkids. Mike and his family attended Community Bible Church, Stockbridge, GA. Mike was a loving husband, father and grandfather. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to: Southeastern Assistance in Healthcare , 600 Celebrate Life Parkway, Newnan, GA 30265 Sacred Journey Hospice Foundation, http://www.sacredjourneyhospice.org or http://www.give.northside.com

  • FAMILY

  • Michael is survived by his wife of 28 years, Sandra Hite Thomas, his son Michael James Thomas, Jr. and daughter-in-law Kenzie Thomas, McDonough, GA and son Petty Officer Zachary Thomas, stationed in San Diego, CA; grandchildren Weston, Ava Lynn and Jaxson. He also leaves behind his Aunt Colleen Holloway, mother-in-law Pat Hite, sister-in-law Wanda Teal, brother-in-law Wayne Teal, brother-in-law Steven Hite, sister-in-law Pam Hite; as well as a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews, and lifelong friends.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Bo Clements
  • Tom Combs
  • Roger Lynch
  • Wayne Waller
  • Chuck Dix
  • Bill Stephens
  • Alan Waits
  • David Brooks
  • Al Williams

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Viewing - Haisten Funeral Home Saturday, February 8, 2020
  • Funeral Service - Haisten Funeral Home Chapel Sunday, February 9, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Interment - Fairview Memorial Gardens

Memories

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Susan Hertwig

February 9, 2020

Sandra I am so sorry for your loss of Mike. I will be praying for you and your family.
With Love and Prayers, Susan Hertwig

Cathy Mote

February 9, 2020

Sandra, James and Zachary,
My deepest condolences to all of you. Mike was the sweetest man and loved all of you so much. Everyone who knew him loved him. Wish I could have been there today but didn’t find out in time. Know that I love you all and you are in my heart and prayers during this most difficult time.
Love you, Cathy Mote

Rhonda Dodgen

February 8, 2020

My condolences, love, and heartfelt prayers for Mike's family. He was such a great guy!
I pray God brings comfort during this time.

Makisha Williams

February 8, 2020

Mrs. Thomas, you and your family are uplifted in prayer. Cherish the memories and good times spent with Mr. Thomas. Your Wesley Lakes Elementary School Family loves you.

Fran and Jeff Braer

February 7, 2020

To the Thomas family, we would like to send our sincere condolences in the passing of Mike. Our prayers and thoughts are with them. There aren’t any words that can adequately express our sadness.
Fran, Jeff, Jackie, Justin, and Stephen Braer

Steve Dent

February 6, 2020

RIP my friend. So many memories, ski trip, Canton hall of fame, Super Bowl parties and all the great times at the big D. We will miss you, but one day we will be together again.

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