Wade Thomas, age 59, of Eastland, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene after a long and hard fought battle with cancer. To help others in their fight against cancer, Wade choose to donate his body to science. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were handled by Summers-Bakker Funeral Home in Eastland.
Herbert Wade Thomas was born November 15, 1949 in Gorman, Texas to A.J. and Marie (Rush) Thomas. He grew up in Eastland County. He graduated from Eastland High School. Wade honorably served his country as a member of the United States Army. For the last several years Wade worked in maintenance at Cisco Junior College in Cisco. It was a job he tremendously enjoyed. He also enjoyed entertaining and spoiling his nieces and nephews. Family was very important to him.
He is survived by his mother Marie Thomas; his sisters, Wanda Baird of Celina and Carolyn Martin of Abilene; his brother, Gary Thomas of Eastland; nephews, Jeff, Shaun, Taylor and Bryan; nieces, Donna, Shonda, Krystal and Kristin; and his great-nieces and great-nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Wades name may be made to Meals on Wheels of Eastland or Cancer Services, Net., PO Box 2026, Abilene, TX 79604.
Summers-Bakker Funeral Home 254-629-1726