Thomas was born May 27, 1934, in Woodruff County, Ark. He served in the U.S. Air Force as an Airman 1st Class from 1953-1957.
For nearly 30 years, L.G. worked for Goodyear Corp. in different locations throughout Illinois and South Carolina. He retired in 1996 and spent the last five years in Cashiers, N.C.
L.G. is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 44 years, Becky; his children, Jeff Thomas of Goose Creek, S.C.; Robb Thomas of Miami Beach, Fla.; and Suzy Thomas of Cashiers. He is also survived by his sisters, Susie Salmon and Gayle Osborne of the Rhome area; grandchildren Corey, Tyler and Hope; and great-grandchildren Austin, Nathan and Alan.
A memorial service will be held for the immediate family. Memorials may be made to the Ransom United Methodist Church in memory of L.G. Thomas, 102 E. Plumb St., Ransom, IL 60470.