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Richard Carlyle Thomas

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“I enjoyed working at camera world in the late 70s and early 80s. My best job of my life. Got me interested in photography even more. Really sad that...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Rick or Richard Stanley - Sophia, NC

“I starting working at Camera Corner / Camcor Inc in October 1980. When I first met Dick we talked about my interest in photography and I mentioned...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Mike King - Burlington, NC

“I went to work at Camera Corner in November, 1978 just out of school. Dick & Millie Thomas always treated me wonderful, i'll always remember the trip...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Jimmy Harrison - Mebane, NC

“I came to work for Camcor on July 5th, 1978, with barely more than the shirt on my back and a rough working knowledge of silver-based imaging. Dick...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Lee Roane - Burlington, NC

“I first met Dick and Millie in about 1954 at Camera Corner in Burlington. Even after I had long left North Carolina, I was always met with a smile...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Richard Henderson - PA

“Sunset and Evening star,And one clear call for me.And may there be no moaning of the barwhen I put out to sea,But such a tide as moving seems asleep...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Chuck Eatmon - Wilson, NC

“Dick was an industry giant and it was our pleasure to have had many times together at his place and ours. He enjoyed his friends and there were many....Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: John Jackson - Columbia, SC

“Mr. Dick,Your cheerfulness was contagious. You gave more to your caregivers than we gave to you. What a blessing to have known you!Sincerely, Carol...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Carol Beachem - Beaufort, NC

“Dick Thomas gave opportunities and guidance to many, many employees over the years. He was a very successful business man along with his beloved...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Michael Smith - Wilmington, NC

“James Paul and I enjoyed knowing Millie and Dick for many years. I have many photos he made over the years, especially at parties at our home. I'm...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Lewis - Davis, NC

“My first "business meeting" with the Captain here in Burlington at Dick and Millie's home after being hired in 1975 was where he gave me some of the...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Brown - Burlington, NC

“Dick is on his way home...Cardboard "office' on the front seat...Can of Beanie Weenies packed for lunch...Ricoh camera around his neck...Dick going...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Jack King - Cornelius, NC

Richard was born on June 7, 1923 and passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Richard was a resident of Morehead City, North Carolina at the time of passing.