Carles Thomas

THOMAS, Carles L. “Dick,” 81, of 42065 West Union Road, Sardis, Ohio (Antioch Community) died Thursday, March 11, 2010 at the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Woodsfield, Ohio.

He was born at Dawes, W. Va. on December 7, 1928 a son of the late Stewart and Addie Stover Thomas.

Carles was a retired aluminum worker at the Conalco Corporation, Hannibal, Ohio and was a former employee of Pure Oil Company, Charleston, W.Va.

He was a member of the United Steelworkers Union Local #5760, Clarington, Ohio and was a Methodist by faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Erma A. Thomas on January 17, 2010; three brothers, John, Charles and James Thomas; one sister, Laura Durbin.

Surviving are two daughters, Deloris Thomas of Woodsfield, Ohio and Joan (Shan) Michener of Woodsfield, Ohio; one son; J.R. (Tina) Thomas of Woodsfield, Ohio; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and numerous friends.

Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Monday, March 15, 2010.

Graveside services will follow in the Antioch Cemetery, Antioch, Ohio with the Rev. David Hull-Frye officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.wattersfuneralhome. com.