Fred Gaylon Thomas
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Sunday, November 07, 2021
Location: 6:13 p.m., at the Fransican Health St. Elizabeth East Hospital of Lafayette, Indiana
 
 
Age: 76
Date of Birth: Sunday, January 14, 1945
Birth place: Huntingdon, Tennessee
Branch: Army
 
Father: Levi Thomas  
Mother: Gladys ( Fuller ) Thomas  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Monticello, Indiana
Funeral Date: Friday, November 12, 2021
Funeral Location: 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 12, 2021, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Pastor Dale Hart of the Ancient Landmark Baptist Church of Idaville, Indiana.
Burial will take place: Full Military Rites by the Monticello Veterans Honor Guard of Monticello, Indiana, will follow at the I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 12, 2021, at Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Fred was born and raised in Tennessee and moved to Northwest Indiana when he was fourteen. He was a United States Army Veteran and served during the Vietnam Era. Fred and his wife, Nancy, were over the road truck drivers and had several adventures. He retired from the road in 2000. Fred loved to build model cars in his spare time. He also loved mowing his yard, washing his truck, and shining his boots. Fred had a deep love for his Lord and would want all his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren to find Jesus and always trust Him. His one wish is there is no fighting among anyone and not to be selfish and to just love.
Special Services: Full Military Rites by the Monticello Veterans Honor Guard of Monticello, Indiana, will be conducted at the I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery in rural Montifcello, Indiana, following the service at the funeral home.
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to Family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960.
Marriage Information: On June 28, 1987, in Crown Point, Indiana he married Nancy Petersen. She survives.
Survivors include:
Wife,
Nancy J. Thomas of Monticello, Indiana;

Eleven (11) Children,
Samantha Sexton of Kansas,
Candace (husband Richard) Robinson of Indiana,
Patrick Thomas of Indiana,
Susan (husband John) Doeing of Indiana,
Jay Tinnell of Indiana,
Lori Tinnell of Kentucky,
Kristine (husband James) Ortiz of Kentucky,
Todd (wife Carly) Petersen of Indiana,
Alexis (husband Rikk) Barnes of Indiana,
Amanda King of Indiana, and
Cathie Watkins of Indiana;

Forty Three (43) Grandchildren;

Thirty Three (33) Great Grandchildren;

One (1) Sister,
Gladys Myrtle Wilcox of New York;

Two (2) Brothers,
Levi Edward "Elmer" Thomas of Tennessee and
Carl David Thomas of Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.


Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Levi & Gladys (Fuller) Thomas;

Two (2) Sister-In-Laws,
Madge Thomas and
Linda Thomas;

One (1) Brother-in-law,
Paul Wilcox.

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