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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Lacy Thomas

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  • Lacy Thomas
    82, of Hannibal
    Lacy Thomas, 82, of Hannibal, MO, died at 7 a.m. Monday, December 17, 2012, at Willow Care Center in Hannibal.
    Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Rev. Tim Goodman will officiate. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery in rural Center, Mo.
    Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
    Mr. Thomas was born September 23, 1930, in Swanwick, Ill. to Albert and Lola Hillyard Thomas.
    He was married to May Jean Carman on December 24, 1947, in Nashville, Ill. She survives.
    Other survivors include six children, Jim Thomas (Heide), Jean Powell (Jim), Bucky Thomas (Sheree), Theresa Egbert (Ron), Dan Thomas (Sue), and Becky Tucker (Ken); one son-in-law, Jim Sheffield; one brother, Dwight Thomas of Ironton, MO; one sister, Nadine Van Sant of Arkansas; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
    He is preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Mary Sheffield; four brothers, Howard, Billy, Clinton and Carl Thomas; and one grandson, Kyle Thomas.
    Mr. Thomas worked as a welder. He liked rabbit hunting, trout fishing, reading and gardening. He also enjoyed camping and being outdoors. He liked watching sports and especially liked football and baseball. He enjoyed mechanics and tinkering. Mr. Thomas was a Baptist by faith.
    Pallbearers will be Perry Thomas, Sean Thomas, Jason Sheffield, Brandon Pemberton, Brian Egbert, and Jeff Thomas.
    Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Sheffield, Jim Powell, Ron Egbert, and Ken Tucker.
    Online condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com

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