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George Emerson Thomas
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Obituary for George Emerson Thomas

George E. Thomas, 69, of Weaverville, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Mission St. Joseph Hospital after courageously fighting an eight-year battle with cancer.
George was born in Buncombe County on February 11, 1948 to his late parents, Huey and Mary Calloway Thomas. He owned and operated Thomas Painting for over 45 years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Disabled American Veterans.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Kelsey Cole; grandson, Michael A. Thomas; brothers, Huey Thomas and Claude Bassett.
He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 50 years, Barbara Hyatt Thomas; sons, Michael Thomas, George Thomas, II and Jonathan Thomas; daughter, Amanda Thomas; grandchildren, Sabrina Walls (Matthew Davis), Sherry Cole (Ryan Downie), Andrea Cole, Alaya Grace; great grandchildren, Luna Patricia, Kelsey Grace, Bliss April; sisters, Jerri Robinson (Elden), Beverly King (Bill), Sue Maltry, Christine “Buttons” Thomas; brother, Roy Bassett; several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 28, 2017 at Madison Funeral Services with Reverend Craig Roberts officiating. Interment will follow at Flint Hill Cemetery.
The Family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home.
At other times the family can be found at the Thomas residence.
Condolences can be made to the family online at www.madisonfh.com.


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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Madison Funeral Services

1750 Hwy 213
Marshall, NC 28753

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Friday

28

Apr

1:00 PM
Madison Funeral Services

1750 Hwy 213
Marshall, NC 28753

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