Mr. Wilbur Earl Thomas, age 68 of Dayton, OH, and formerly of Rockcastle County, died Wednesday, Jan. 28 at the Hospice of Dayton. He was born in Rockcastle County on June 13, 1934 the son of Conrad and Mary Barnett Thomas. He was a retired tool and dye maker for Midway Manufacturing.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; three sons, Charles Thomas of Berea, Donnie Thomas of Nicholasville, and Wilbur Thomas of Chino Valley, AZ; three daughters, Mary Catherine Webb of Dayton, OH, Janice Payton of New Lebanon, OH, and Amy Thomas of Nicholasville; three brothers, Curt Thomas of Nicholasville, Donnie Thomas of Corbin, and Roger Thomas of Woodstock, IL; and four sisters, Ethel Ornduff of East Bernstadt, Liz Pergram of Wilmington, OH, Faye Kellum of Hamilton, OH, and Eulah Madden of Crab Orchard. Also surviving are fifteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Begley and a brother, Stan Thomas.