Leonard R. Thomas, 90, of Apison, TN, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020, surrounded by family.
Leonard was born on January 7, 1930, to Joel and Lucille (Robertson) Thomas.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and 4 siblings.
He served our country in the U.S. Air Force from 1948 to ’52. Leonard graduated as a mechanical engineer from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 1966. He worked for Dupont for many years. Leonard had a passion for farming and worked his cattle farm on the side. He loved and provided for his family and children. Leonard will be remembered as an encouraging, supportive, and a selfless man.
Leonard is survived by his wife of 67 years, Agnes M. (Anderson) Thomas, his children, Linda Wright, Faye (John) Blevins, and Robert Thomas; 2 brothers, 3 sisters; 9 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Heritage Funeral Home in Chattanooga. A burial will follow at Standifer Gap SDA Cemetery in Chattanooga.
Memorial donations can be made to Apison SDA Church School.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM on Monday, March 16, 2020, at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421.
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