OBITUARY

David Paul Thomas

October 3, 1928June 16, 2018
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David Paul Thomas, 89, passed away Saturday, June 16 2018. The son of the late Bernard and Verna Gray Thomas, David was born October 3, 1928 in New Albany, Indiana. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. David retired from the Louisville Courier-Journal in 1993 after 47 years of service and was past president of the International Circulation Managers Association. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris J. (Barker) Thomas; brothers, James Leo, William, and Carl E. Thomas; and sisters, Catherine Meneou and Ruth A. Miller.

Survivors include his children, Debra Garrett, Dennis Thomas (Brenda), and Denise Phelps (Richard); sister, Mary Helen Blake-King; grandsons, Nathaniel Garrett (Joy) and David (Chris) and Gregory Thomas; and great grandchildren, Eli David Garrett and Amelia Elizabeth Garrett.

Visitation will be 2 pm ~ 8 pm Wednesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany. His Funeral Service will be 11 am Thursday in the Kraft Spring Street Chapel with burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfuneralservice.net

  • FAMILY

  • Debra Garrett, Daughter
  • Dennis (Brenda) Thomas, Son
  • Denise (Richard) Phelps, Daughter
  • Mary Helen Blake-King, Sister
  • Nathaniel (Joy) Garrett, Grandson
  • David (Chris) Thomas, Grandson
  • Gregory Thomas, Grandson
  • Eli David Garrett, Great Grandchild
  • Amelia Elizabeth Garrett, Great Grandchild
  • Doris J. Barker Thomas, Wife
  • Verna Gray Thomas, Mother
  • Bernard Thomas, Father
  • James Leo Thomas, Brother
  • William Thomas, Brother
  • Carl E. Thomas, Brother
  • Catherine Meneou, Sister
  • Ruth A. Miller, Sister

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, June 20, 2018
  • Visitation Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 21, 2018
REMEMBERING

David Paul Thomas

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Karen Higdon

June 20, 2018

Debbi, I am so sorry for your loss! I will pray for you and your family during this time. Karen Higdon

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Biography

David Paul Thomas, 89, passed away Saturday, June 16 2018. The son of the late Bernard and Verna Gray Thomas, David was born October 3, 1928 in New Albany, Indiana. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. David retired from the Louisville Courier-Journal in 1993 after 47 years of service and was past president of the International Circulation Managers Association. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris J. (Barker) Thomas; brothers, James Leo, William, and Carl E. Thomas; and sisters, Catherine Meneou and Ruth A. Miller.

Survivors include his children, Debra Garrett, Dennis Thomas (Brenda), and Denise Phelps (Richard); sister, Mary Helen Blake-King; grandsons, Nathaniel Garrett (Joy) and David (Chris) and Gregory Thomas; and great grandchildren, Eli David Garrett and Amelia Elizabeth Garrett.

Visitation will be 2 pm ~ 8 pm Wednesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany. His Funeral Service will be 11 am Thursday in the Kraft Spring Street Chapel with burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfuneralservice.net