Robert Lee Thomas
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Robert Lee Thomas
  • September 19, 1940 - September 2, 2017
  • Charlottesville, Virginia

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Robert Lee Thomas, Sr., 76, of Palmyra, passed away on September 2, 2017. He was born on September 19, 1940 to the late Lindsay Benjamin Thomas and Bernice Herndon Wood. He was married to the late Peggy Ann Evans Thomas, who preceded him in March of 2006.



He was also preceded in death by his two brothers Lindsay Benjamin Thomas, II and Donald Wayne Thomas.



Bobby was a telephone repairman for many years, and he was a member of St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Ivy.



He is survived by his son Robert L. Thomas, Jr. of Fredericksburg; his daughter Tracey McFarlane and her husband Eric of Palmyra; his sister Patricia Robertson of Charlottesville; and three grandchildren: Robert Lee Thomas, III, Randi Lynn Thomas, and Lindsay Ann McFarlane. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends.



A funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at 1:30 PM at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 4708 Dick Woods Rd. Charlottesville, VA 22903. The family will receive friends on Tuesday September 5, 2017 from 6 – 8 PM at Teague Funeral Home, 2260 Ivy Rd. Charlottesville, VA 22903.



In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bobby’s name can be sent to New Century Hospice Embracing Life 941 Glenwood Station Lane, Unit 204 Charlottesville, VA 22901