Friday, May 11, 2012

Tony Thomas Passes

Tony Thomas
CONCORD -- John A. Thomas (Tony) passed away at his home in Concord on April 20, 2012, after a lengthy illness. He was born June 10, 1936, to May George and Henry James Thomas of Charlotte, NC. He married the former Judith Holland in 1956 and was the devoted father of Evelyn T. Blalock, husband Robert, and Robert James Thomas, wife Marisa.

He was the proud grandfather of Bill Blalock, wife Veerle, and great-grandfather of Eli Blalock. Mr. Thomas spent his career of 35 years as a manager with Pitman Company both in Charlotte and Atlanta, Georgia. Tony was loved dearly and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

 In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Tony's favorite charity, The Masonic Home For Children at Oxford, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565. Notes of condolence and encouragement may be sent to

Published in Charlotte Observer on April 22, 2012

Contact information is as follows:
Mrs. Judy Thomas
158 Tetbury N.E.
Concord, NC 28025