Blake Armstrong Thomas
Blake Armstrong Thomas
  • July 10, 1935 - January 24, 2018
  • Georgia

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Mr. Blake Armstrong Thomas, Sr., passed away on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018, at the age of 82. He was born, July 10th, 1935, to the late Charles Mitchell Thomas & Jenny Pearl Meeks Thomas. He graduated from Murphy High School and attended Southern Tech. He served proudly in the United States Marine Corps and was an active member of the American Legion Post 160. He worshipped at Covenant Presbyterian Church, where he was a Bass Soloist, in the church choir.

He is survived by his most beloved wife of 60 years, Wanda Shanks Thomas; children; Caroline (Peter) Balint, of Munster, Germany; Catherine (Robert) Schwab of Tipp City, OH; Blake (Mary) Thomas, Jr. of Johns Creek, GA; John (Ann) Thomas, of New York, NY; and eight grandchildren; Claire, Greg, Leighanne, and Maddy Schwab, Olivia and Blake Thomas, III; Vivienne and Georgia Thomas; Brother Frank Thomas; Sister-in-law, Dottie Gammon; and dear friend, Ralph Kellett.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 7:00, Sunday, January 28th, 2018, at Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2000 Cobb Parkway SE, Marietta, GA, 30060. Funeral Services celebrating Mr. Thomas' life, will be held at, 11:00 o'clock, Monday, January 29th, 2018, in the Chapel of Georgia Memorial Park. Interment will follow, on the grounds of Georgia Memorial Park.