- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 16 May 2012
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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Graveside services for Robert “Pete” Thomas, age 83 of Mount Vernon, were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the Mount Vernon City Cemetery.
Chaplain Shiles Hubbell officiated the service, and his great-grandson, Slade Rolf read the obituary.
Mr. Thomas was born Sept. 7, 1928 in Franklin County to David Thomas and Wedie Hightower.
He died Saturday, May 12 in Mount Vernon. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Merle, and five sisters, Frances, Helen, Nell, Jackie, and Jeanie.
He is survived by his four children, Joe Thomas of Mount Vernon, Beverly Logan of Mount Vernon, Angie Hunnicutt of Winfield, and Pam Blalock of Mount Vernon; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.