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George Davis Thomas, Sr

December 9, 1927 ~ September 27, 2011 (age 83)
U.S. Veteran

George Davis Thomas, Sr., age 83, of Greensboro, GA passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 27, 2011. He was born in Maxeys, Georgia on December 9, 1927, the son of the late Will Howard Thomas, Sr. and Lila Freeman Thomas. He graduated from Greensboro High School and served in the United States Navy. Along with his brother, Will Howard, he owned and operated Thomas Brothers Logging and then became the owner of George Thomas Logging. He was a master of telling stories and entertaining everyone. He always had a story and a big smile for all. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greensboro and a member of the San Marino Lodge #34 in Greensboro, where he had received his 50 year award in March of 2003.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret West Thomas, of Greensboro, GA; his sons, George Davis "Dave" Thomas, Jr. and wife Rhonda of Greensboro, GA and Wesley Dale Thomas and wife Tena of Wilkes County; grandchildren, William Marcus Thomas, Bryan Fanning and wife Cristin Smith Fanning and Sarah Fanning; great grandchild, Marlie Fanning and other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Will Howard Thomas, Jr.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 1400 Farmington Road, Madison, GA 30650 (Greshamville) with Rev. Farrett Boswell, Rev. Mike Pritchett and Rev. Dr. Jimmy Long officiating. Inurnment will follow at Greensboro City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night at the historic Hall-Thomas House at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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