Michael Frederick Thomas, 81, died Saturday, May 25, 2013.
Graveside service was May 28 in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Michael was born April 23, 1932, in Cedartown, Ga., to Marguerite R. and James K. Thomas. He was a 21-year veteran of the United States Air Force, attaining the rank of Master Sergeant, and he retired from the United States Postal Service. He was an avid fisherman and loved gospel music.
Michael was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Juanice Thomas, in 2000; and a daughter, Pamela Ann Thomas in 2006.
Survivors include his sons, Keith Thomas and wife, Donna, of Chico, and Michael C. Thomas of Texas; brother J.K. Thomas and wife, Claire, of Thomasville, Ga.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.