Billy Thomas |

Billy Thomas

A memorial service for Billy Thomas, 21, a Gardnerville resident for the past 15 years, will be at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at High Sierra Fellowship Church, 1316 Highway 395 S., Gardnerville.

Mr. Thomas died Dec. 26, 2004, in Gardnerville. He was born Feb. 26, 1983, in Burbank, Calif., to William M. and Diana Hampton Thomas.

He attended schools in Gardnerville.

He married Ashley M. Barnett on June 6, 2004, in Gardnerville.

Before moving to Gardnerville, he lived in Burbank.

Mr. Thomas had been a cabinetmaker for Sunshine Construction Co. in Gardnerville for the past 10 months. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He attended High Sierra Fellowship Church.

He was preceded in death by his father in December 2004.

Among his survivors are his wife and mother, both of Gardnerville; sister and brother-in-law Luwana and Mario Ferguson of Van Nuys, Calif.; sister Rebecca Thomas of South Lake Tahoe; brother, Bobby of Reno; and cousin, Josh Hampton of Burbank.

Cremation will be at Walton’s Sierra Crematory.

Douglas County Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.