Ronny Thomas Jr., 40, of Chico, died Friday, May 16, 2014, in Decatur.
Funeral is 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Hawkins Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Williams officiating. Burial will follow at East Bridgeport Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Mike Hartsell, Jamie Connell, Les McCain, Chad Richardson, Charles Tolliver and Jeff Harris.
Ronny was born May 30, 1973, in Bridgeport to Ronnie Sr. and Shiela (McCord) Thomas. He married Shiela Nielson March 1, 2014, in Lake Bridgeport. Ronny proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps and was a heavy equipment operator.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Shiela Jeffries; uncle Richard Thomas; and stepmother Alice Thomas.
Survivors include his wife, Shiela Thomas of Chico; children Rebecca, Christopher and Chelsie Thomas of Chico; father Ronnie Thomas Sr. of Lake Bridgeport; brother Mike Thomas of Lake Bridgeport; and numerous aunts, uncles, extended family members and friends.