Larry Dean Thomas, 75, of Westfield, Indiana, went to his eternal home on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. He was born to the late Carl and Garnetta (Mallett) Thomas in Washington, Indiana.
Larry graduated in 1960 from Epsom High School. He served in the National Guard for three years. Larry married his sweetheart, LaDonna Lemon, on June 9, 1967. He passed away one month to the day from their 50th wedding anniversary. Larry worked for McCord Corporation in Washington, from 1960 to 1974. He and LaDonna traveled in song evangelistic work from 1974 to 2016. Larry was the public relations director at Union Bible College in Westfield from 1989 to 1997. He also worked with Thomas Carpets until July 2016.
Survivors include the love of his life, LaDonna J. (Lemon) Thomas; and two daughters, Julie (Chris) Cravens of Arlington, Ohio, and Joy (Craig) Line of Petersburg, Indiana. Larry was the proud grandpa of Meagan, Christopher, Ryan and Luke Cravens; and Michael (Sarah), Matthew, Amanda, Andrew, Moriah, Abigail, and MaKayla Line. Also surviving are brothers, Carl James, Terry (Becky), and Henry (Ramona); and a sister, Sharon (Terry) Theroff. He is preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Carl's wife, Linda Thomas.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road, in Fishers. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, at Noblesville Pilgrim Holiness Church, 1413 Westfield Road, in Noblesville, with visitation from 10 a.m. to the time of service. Pastor John Forsee will officiate. Burial will be at Sugarland Memory Gardens Cemetery in Washington, Indiana.
Published on May 10, 2017