A Graveside Funeral service and Interment for James Virgil "Buster" Thomas, Jr., 90, will be Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Cullman City Cemetery with Peck Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Peck Funeral Home.
Mr. Thomas died on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at UAB Hospital. He was born August 4, 1932, in Kansas, to James Virgil Thomas, Sr. and Ida Sprague Thomas.
He was employed by PPG Industries in Plant B, working as an Instrument Manager, prior to his retirement. He was a hard working intelligent man that would never fail to be there to catch you if you were to fall. As a Veteran of the United States Air Force, he served in the Korean War.
Preceding him in death were his wife: Frances Thomas, Children: Wanda Primeaux and Melin Allen, a brother: C.W. Thomas and his parents.
Survivors include: Sons - Dr. James "Bud" Thomas (Lisa) and Drew Istre (Cheryl), Kalispell, MT, Daughter - Linda Morgan , Ruston, LA, Sister - Lila May LeBlanc, Brothers - Pete Thomas and Paul Thomas, Son-in-law - Ray Primeaux, Fifteen Grandchildren, Twenty-two Great Grandchildren and Numerous Great Great Grandchildren. Grandsons will service as Pallbearers
Peck Funeral Home-1600 Hwy 31 SW-P.O. Box 427-Hartselle, AL 35640
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