David R. Thomas


David R. Thomas, 86, passed away Wednesday afternoon ( July 3, 2019) at Hospice House in Poland, Ohio.
David was born Feb. 28, 1933, in Sharon, a son of Theodore and Dorothy (Pittinger) Thomas.
He worked at LTV Steel until he retired in 1984 and was a member of the No. 1331 United Steel Workers Union.
He was actively involved with the Over the Hill Gang of Brookfield, enjoyed watching NASCAR, and spending time with his family and his Boston Terriers.
He will be deeply missed by: his children, Dorothy (Robert) Keller, David (Sharon) Thomas, Jerry (Flavia) Thomas, Daniel Thomas and his girlfriend Lori, Edward Thomas, and Darlene Thomas; grandchildren, Michael Keller, Tami Keller, David Thomas, Jonathan (Megan) Thomas, Richie (Beverly) Thomas, Bryan (Kelly) Thomas, Jason (Danielle) Thomas, Gabriella Thomas, Becky (Dustin) Noble, Brian Thomas, Andy (Amanda) Thomas, Katie Thomas and Betty Jo DelFratte; 23 great-grandchildren; his brother Jack Bodi; sister Eleanor Delfino; Dave's loving companion Ruth Miller; and his dog, Angel.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by: his beloved wife, Betty Thomas, whom he married on May 14, 1952, and who passed away March 12, 1996; granddaughters, Kristi Keller and Shannon Thomas; brother, Robert Thomas; sister, Delores Rowe; and daughters-in-law, Kimberly and Lynn Thomas.
Family would like to thank the Cleveland Clinic Neurology G20 Floor and Dr. Gonzalez-Martinez; ambulance drivers of Transport; and Hospice of the Valley for their loving care.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society at 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406 or Hospice of the Valley at 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.

David R., 86, of Poland, Ohio.
Calling hours: 10 a.m. to noon Monday (7-8-19) in LANE FAMILY FUNERAL HOMES - MADASZ CHAPEL, 6923 Warren-Sharon Road, Brookfield.
Family and friends may send their condolences by visiting www.lanefuneralhomes.com
Service: Noon Monday in the funeral home.
Burial: Brookfield Township Cemetery.
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Debra Thomas (Gaines)
Jul 08, 2019
Please accept my sincere condolences.
Kimberly Thomas Crenshaw
Jul 07, 2019
Fly with the angels.
Jul 06, 2019