Joseph Paul " Jay / Joe" Thomas, Jr.
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Thursday, May 19, 2016
Location: 3:20 p.m. at his residence surround by his loving wife and son.
 
 
Age: 84
Date of Birth: Monday, November 16, 1931
Birth place: St. Joseph, Missouri
Branch: Air Force
 
Father: Joseph Paul Thomas, Sr.  
Mother: Verdia Francis ( Zook ) Thomas  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Monticello, Indiana
Funeral Date: Monday, May 23, 2016
Funeral Location: Private Family Services
Clergy:
Burial will take place: Private Family Services
Visitation will be: Private Family Services
Biographical Information: He was a great husband, father, and grandfather. He served his country in the Air Force. He worked several years as a sales manager. He had a creative mind and engineered a ride on the Indiana Beach grounds, the Gyronaut. Always with an opinion he sparked others with a passion for life. He enjoyed his family, watching sports (Cubs, Colts, and boxing) and playing on the computer. A great man that will truly be missed.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the family or to the wishes of the donor.
Marriage Information: On May 31, 1952, in the ex-governors Mansion in Taos, New Mexico, he married E.J. Coates; she survives.
Survivors include:
Wife,
E.J. Thomas of Monticello, Indiana;

Sons,
Jay (wife Tina) Thomas of Fishers, Indiana,
Ric Thomas of Monticello, Indiana, and
Joseph "Joe" (wife Keri) Thomas of McCordsville, Indiana;

Daughter,
Linda (husband Eric) Elmore of Lafayette, Indiana;

Grandchildren,
Matt, Nick, and Lauren Thomas of Fishers,Indiana,
Eli, Teagan, Quaid Thomas of McCordsville, Indiana,
Jessica Waggoner of Brownsburg, Indiana, and
Danielle Thomas of Indianapolis, Indiana;

Great Grandchildren,
Gavin and Ayden Waggoner.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Joseph Paul & Verdia Francis (Zook) Thomas, Sr.;

Daughter,
Jan Christine Thomas;

1 Sister and 1 Brother.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.