Timothy L. Thomas

Timothy L. Thomas, 64, passed away at his home on February 14, 2014 from Alzheimers.

He was born March 18, 1949 in Tonganoxie to Frank and Virginia Thomas.

He worked at Kansas Color Press from 1974 to 1983. He then started his own roofing company from 1983 until 1997, when he fell from a roof and was injured. He then became a jack-of-all-trades, and began his own handyman business, until his death.

He married his first wife, Linda Sue Dunmire in 1971. That marriage ended in divorce, August of 1974. To this union two children were born, a son, Patrick Thomas, Iola, KS; and a daughter, Tracy Gengler (Matt), Iola, KS. Both survive.

He then married Donna Hood on August 30, 1975. To this union a son, Michael was born. Both survive.

He is also survived by five brothers, Roger, David, Doug, and Jerry all of Lawrence, Tom, Oskaloosa; five sisters, Barbara, Oskaloosa, Sue, Lawrence, Donna, Pomona, Sally, Baldwin City, Ginger, Topeka; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Steven.

He enjoyed his tractors, and working on Building projects. He liked keeping busy, and always having things to do.

The family suggests memorials in his name to Grace Hospice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery.

6 Condolences

  1. Carl and Velma Flory on February 23, 2014 at 7:30 am


    So sorry to read about Tim’s passing our thought and prayers are with you and the family.

  2. Anonymous on February 23, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Such sad news!

  3. Betty Pickerel on February 23, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    Donna: This is Betty Pickerel from the indoor pool. Please call me when you feel like doing so…I am in the phone book if you do not have my number on your cell phone. Or, you can email me …I am so sad for you and your son. Love you.

  4. Charlotte Woodruff on February 23, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family Tim was a very good person may he forever rest in peace

  5. John Scruggs on February 23, 2014 at 9:07 pm

    Donna I am extremely sorry to hear about Tim. He was a good man and love you very much. Thanks for the years with my children. You and Tim were the best and still are. Thank you so mush. If ever in need of help call .

  6. Hazel and Mark Bahnmaier on February 25, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    Sorry to read of Tim’s passing. May God’s peace comfort you during this time.

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