Gerald Hampton Thomas

September 3, 1948 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 73)


Gerald Hampton Thomas, age 73, of Sanford, NC, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022 at his home.

He was born in Lee County, NC on September 3, 1948 to the late Bailey Thomas, Jr. and Nora Cameron Thomas Gunter.  Gerald was a talented concrete contractor and worked in this field most of his life, retiring from Lee P. Thomas Concrete.  He was a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church and was a joy to be around.  He loved to joke and pick on friends and family.  He enjoyed playing golf until his health declined to where he couldn’t play, but continued watching golf on the television along with Gun Smoke, NASCAR and sports.  He will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him.

Gerald is survived by his wife, of almost 50 years, Thelma Landreth Thomas; children Krista Thomas, Julie Thomas Parrish, Ronald Burke and wife Shelia all of Sanford; siblings Billy Thomas and wife Brenda, Danny Thomas and wife Linda, Linda Vance and husband Roger, David Thomas and wife Melissa, Lucy Clewis and husband Harold all of Sanford; grandchildren Josh Hargett, Ashely Cline, Lauren Taylor, Julian Parrish; and 4 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 11:00 AM at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the graveside service and other times at the family home.

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Graveside Service
January 6, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Cemetery

Visitation Following Service

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
5422 St. Andrews Church Rd.
Sanford, NC 27332

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