Seth Winfield Thomas
Seth Winfield Thomas
  • August 30, 1935 - July 20, 2017
  • Amarillo, Texas

Share This Obituary

Seth "Sonny" Winfield Thomas, 81, of Amarillo died Thursday, July 20, 2017.

Celebration of life services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St.

Seth "Sonny" Winfield Thomas, 81, of Amarillo went to be with our Lord on July 20, 2017. Seth was born Aug. 30, 1935, in Haileyville, Okla. His family moved to Amarillo in 1949.

Seth graduated from Amarillo High School and joined the Navy "to see the world" from 1953 to 1957. Seth worked for Santa Fe for 30 years in the communications department. While working in Wellington, Kan., he met and married Janice Turner on Dec. 21, 1962.

Seth was an avid Bible reader and had such a kind heart, always doing things behind the scenes to help others. As a family he enjoyed boating, skiing and spending time together. He took pride in keeping a beautiful lawn and could fix anything.

Seth will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Janice; his children, Shari Mecaskey and husband Max, Judy George and husband Dwayne and Todd Thomas and wife Julie; and two grandchildren, Chris and Stefanie, all of Amarillo.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery, Amarillo, TX.