THOMAS, Ronald Lee, 78, of Walnut Fork, Jacksonburg, departed this life Thursday, January 24, 2013 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.
He was born December 20, 1934 in Tyler County a son of the late Clemmie Ray Thomas and Bessie Stoneking Thomas Baker.
Ronald was a retired employee of Eureka Pipeline with 38 years of service. He attended the Walnut Fork Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Weekley; and a brother, Darrell Thomas.
Ronald is survived by his wife, Helen Lemasters Thomas; two sons, Ronald Lee Thomas, Jr. and his wife Barbara, Lima, Rickey Thomas and his wife Debra, Alma; a daughter, Rhonda Thomas Nichols and her husband David, Reedy WV; two brothers, Donald Thomas, Wellsburg and James Thomas Witchita, KS; seven grandchildren, Terri Kay Weekley, Brian Weekley, Charlie Mouse, John Thomas, Michael Thomas, Lauren Nichols and Rachel Thomas; seven great-grandchildren.
Friends and family will be received Sunday 3-6 p.m. at Furbee Funeral Home, Middlebourne where services will be held 11 a.m. Monday with Pastor Robert Metz officiating.
Interment in Beechwood Cemetery, Alma.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at www.furbeefuneralhome.com.