Wilbur “Dean” Thomas 82, of Frankfort, Ind., died at 12:35 a.m. November 25, 2016 at Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born August 30, 1934 in Rockville, Ind. to Wesley & Hattie (Kirkham) Thomas. He married Joyce Ann Pierce on August 30, 1957 in Lebanon, Ind. and she survives. Mr. Thomas was a 1953 graduate of Frankfort High School and had lived in Frankfort most of his life. He was an engineer for N & S Railroad for 32 years, retiring in 1996. A veteran of the U.S. Navy from 1953-1957, he served in Japan. Mr. Thomas was a past member of the Eagles Lodge, Moose Lodge, and the American Legion all of Frankfort. He was an avid golfer & loved taking his granddaughters to the driving range and on vacations.
Visitation and Services
No visitation or services are planned. Inurnment will be in Green Lawn Cemetery.
Wife: Joyce Ann Thomas of Frankfort, Daughter: Tracy (Douglas) Bonam of Martinsville, Son: Todd (Jackie) Thomas of San Jose, Cal., Sister: Ruby Ridenour of Frankfort, Brother: Max Thomas of Frankfort, 3 Granddaughters, Danielle Bonam, a history teacher, Taylor Bonam, a Registered Nurse and Brittany Thomas, who is currently in Medical School at Creighton University. Dean was very proud of his granddaughters.