Deral Gene Thomas
Deral Gene Thomas
  • October 25, 1938 - May 3, 2017
  • Citrus Heights, California

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October 25, 1938 to May 3, 2017
Deral Thomas was born in Hobart, OK and a resident of Citrus Heights, CA for 53 years. He survived heart surgery and succumbed to an infection. He was a printer by trade for 50 years and loved photography. He had a passion for baseball and loved the game of golf. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. During his retirement years, he loved traveling all over the United States by car. He filled his retirement by writing and printing his autobiography. He will be missed by so many as he was very outgoing. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Janet G. Thomas. Five children; Lisa Smallwood of CA, Randy (deceased), Kathryn Johnson (Mark) of TX, Deborah Smith (George) of CA and Teri Metteauer (Scott) of CA. Fourteen Grandkids, twenty-four Great Grandkids, three brothers; Larry, Jerry and Ricky. He was preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Pauline Thomas, two sisters, Barbara Walls and Erma Havery.