Thomas left this earth for peace July 13, 2012. Thomas was born on May 10, 1931 in Hollis, Oklahoma, and lived in Texas and California as a child. He lived in California and Nevada as an adult.
Thomas was proud to serve his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War from 1950 to 1954. Thomas was known throughout his life as a hard worker, as a man who put others first, and as a man who loved his family. He was also loved by many as well, first and foremost his wife and soul mate Maureen Wagoner.
Thomas was also loved by his 5 children, daughter, Sandy Knowles and her husband Tom; daughter, Debbie LaFleur and her husband Gary; daughter, Neva Saulisberry and her husband Dan; daughter, Paige Rowen and her husband Jim; son, Stacy Trivitt and his wife Sandy. He was also loved by 11 grandchildren and their spouses, Tomi Blevins (Matt), Larry LaFleur (Nicole), Justin LaFleur (Felicia), Stephanie Prather (Todd), Aaron Saulisberry (Becky), Dani Saulisberry (Matt), Autumn Barkley (Mat), Toshia Pope, Seth Trivitt, Spencer Trivitt, and Shane Trivitt. In addition, Thomas is loved by 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Thomas loved and was loved by family above all else and goes to meet family members where we will one day join him in heaven. He will be greatly missed.
At his request, no service will be held. In lieu of flowers, tax deductible donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, PO BOX 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. Donations to the Alzheimers Association can also be made by calling 1-800-272-3900.