February 14, 1938 ~ August 10, 2020
Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY
Joseph “Raymond” Thomas, 82, passed away August 10, 2020 at OHRH. He was born February 14, 1938 in Union County, Kentucky to the late Roy and Willie Florence Thomas. He retired from Daramic after 32 years.
Raymond enjoyed golfing and spending time with his grandchildren and family. He coached youth baseball for many years and was known as one of the best fastpitch softball pitchers in the area.
Along with his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Grant Thomas who passed in 2012; siblings, William Thomas, Kathleen Phillips, Frank Thomas, Jim Thomas, Margaret Bickett, and Dorothy Louise Thomas.
Surviving are his children, Mike Thomas, Dan (Darlene) Thomas, Theresa (Kenny) Ambs, and Cathy (Barry) Hardy, all of Owensboro; grandchildren, Lauren Thomas, Jillian (Jared) Gainous, Reid (Sarah) Thomas, Hillary Thomas, Abby (Anthony) Vogt, Katie (Mazden) Tyler, Josh Thomas, Eric Thomas-Pate, Steven (Anna) Ambs, David Ambs, Jeffrey Ambs, William (Megan) Henness, and Rachel Henness; and five great-grandchildren; and siblings, Bob Thomas, Martina Blandford, Evelyn (Jim) Mattingly, and Sue Thomas.
Services will be a noon, Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Immaculate Catholic Church with Father John Vaughan officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, 9am to noon at the church. All those who wish to honor and remember Mr. Thomas in person at the visitation or service are required to wear a mask for the safety of all those in attendance.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 7232 KY-56, Owensboro, KY 42301, and Immaculate Catholic Church, 2516 Christie Pl, Owensboro, KY 42301.
Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Joseph Raymond Thomas. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Joseph Raymond Thomas and sign his virtual guest book by going to www.haleymcginnis.com