Frank E. Thomas
Frank E. Thomas
  • July 20, 1967 - November 5, 2017
  • Crozier, Virginia

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Thomas, Frank "Bo" E., II, 50, passed away peacefully November 5, 2017 after battling cancer, in Richmond, Va.

He was born July 20, 1967 in Richmond, VA to parents Frank E. Thomas and Doris Jean Thomas, who predeceased him.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 18 years, Lisa Ragland Thomas, his parents-in-law, Ronald W. and Esther S. Ragland, brother-in-law, Ronald W. Ragland, Jr., sister-in-law, Rhonda L. Bradshaw (Ron), his nieces and nephews, Lauren M. Hershey (Kyle), Wade L. Bradshaw, Keri L. Ragland, Kristopher Scott Ragland, his brother Keith W. Thomas and nephews Matthew Thomas and T. J. Thomas and close family friends, Yvonne Bettis, Lexi Barrios and Byron Spangler and numerous other friends.

Bo served in the United States Marine Corps from 1990-1994. He then became a carpenter, framing homes around Richmond and later owned his own company, Oakencroft Construction, LLC. Bo then went on to enter the auto glass industry under his new company of River View Auto Glass, LLC. He worked for his wife's family business for the last 11 years at Ridgefield Automotive Service, Inc. while also pursuing the glass business. Bo loved going to Gatlinburg, TN, Nags Head, NC, watching sports, fishing and most of all smoking various meats on his wood smoker. Bo was a loving and devoted husband to Lisa, his family and friends and will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved him.

The family will receive friends from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2017 and Friday, November 10, 2017. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Grove Avenue Baptist Church, Parham Road. Interment will follow at Greenwood Memorial Gardens.