William (Bill) J. Thomas of Mineral Wells, TX passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Mr. Thomas was born February 9, 1930 to Charlie and Velma Johnson Thomas in Electra, Texas. Upon his graduation from high school, he joined the United States Airforce where he was stationed in Hawaii and the Marshall Islands. After leaving the Airforce, he married Romona Bailey on December 31, 1952 in Olney, TX. He moved to Mineral Wells with his family in December of 1956 and was a long time member of Calvary Baptist church, where he served as a Deacon. He was employed for many years at Southern Airways and then S-Tec as an aviation mechanic. He was preceded in death by both of his parents, his wife, Romona Thomas, brothers Charles and Paul Thomas , sister Louise Blackmon, Son in Law Mike Halencak, and great-grand daughter, Amberly Isham.
Survivors include his children, daughter Denise McDonald of Mineral Wells, daughter Becky Thomas of Fort Worth, Son Bill Thomas and wife Traci of Mineral Wells, daughter Robin Halencak of Vernon, 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5-7 Friday at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Woodland Park Cemetery.