September 17, 1939 – December 14, 2008 In Loving Memory.
Edward Lee Thomas, Sr., age 69, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, December 14, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mr. Thomas served a tour with the US Navy at an early age. He worked as a welder and pipe fitter for many years before owning a sewing machine business, B. & E. Sewing (formerly the Bernina Sewing Center) along with his wife Barbara. He was known for his ability to grow fabulous tomatoes and loved his garden, along with fishing and going out on his boat with family and friends.
Mr. Thomas is preceded in death by four brothers, Larry Rich, Jesse Thomas, Richard McLeod and Michael McLeod.