Hickox – Paul Dennis Thomas, 65, of Hickox passed away early Wednesday morning (October 19, 2022) at his residence after an extended illness.
Born in Waycross, GA his parents were Alfred Thomas, Jr. and Charlotte Rushing Thomas. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Benny Thomas.
Paul worked 25 plus years for Okefenokee REMC as an operator and was a member of Riverside Chapel Baptist Church. He loved quail and pheasant farming, hunting, cooking and gardening.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Lyons Thomas of Hickox; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Paul Bradley Thomas (Christa) of Brunswick and Robert Thomas (Heather) of Patterson; a daughter, Jennifer Bell of Hickox; 10 grandchildren, Zachary Yawn (Maria), Cheyenne Yawn, Nathan Yawn, Logan Yawn, Lane Thomas, Abbi Grace Thomas, Caleb Thomas, Emery Thomas, Lily Grace Thomas and Molly Kate Thomas; 3 brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmy Thomas (Lorna), Terry Thomas (Charlene) and Keith Thomas (Zada) all of Hickox; a sister-in-law, Ruby Thomas of Nahunta; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the service Friday (October 21, 2022) from 12pm – 2pm at Riverside Chapel Baptist Church.
A funeral service will be held Friday afternoon (October 21, 2022) at 2pm at Riverside Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Edward Colley and Rev. Randy Wainright officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Robert Thomas, Bradley Thomas, Timmy Thomas, Danny Thomas, Michael Flowers and Derryl Thomas.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.