Funeral for Harold Ray Thames, 79, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 29, at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur with burial to follow at Oaklawn Cemetery. Rosary was to be 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home.
Thames died Saturday, July 24, 2010, at his home in Weatherford.
Born May 26, 1931, in Wichita Falls to Steele and Adele Thames as the fifth of nine children, Thames served in the United States Coast Guard from 1951 to 1954. He was a retired maintenance supervisor and was a member of the Catholic Church.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Tommy Thames; sister, Opal Wilson; infant son, David; and his wife of 45 years, Charlene Thames.
He is survived by daughters, Carol Allen and husband, David, of Azle, Sandy Wier and husband Rance, of Blanco, Peggy Worthington and husband, Donny, of Springtown, and Lana Pierce and husband, Darrell, of Weatherford; grandchildren Maverick Beau and Cassady Allen of Azle; Robert Allen Jr., of Newark, Sgt. David Worthington and wife, Jennifer, of El Paso, John Worthington and wife, Valerie, of Houston, Mary Perez and husband, Craig, of Houston, Kenneth Yarbrough and wife, Donna, of Springtown, Karyle Edgar and husband, Corby, of Poolville, Katy Wallace and husband, Brandon, of Weatherford, Gena Castagnetta and husband, Nick, of Carrollton, Derren and Brian Pierce, of Dallas; 20 great-grandchildren; brothers, Paul Thames and Father Bob Thames; sisters, Faye Gibson, Mary Ruther Creamer, Wanda Elder and Shirley Banks.
Pallbearers will be David Worthington, John Worthington, Maverick Allen, Beau Allen, Robert Allen Jr. and Kenneth Yarbrough.