Ronald D. Thomas 66 of Crown City, Ohio passed away Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 at his residence after a short illness. He was born Sept. 27, 1955 in Tacoma, WA to the late Sidney and Pearl (Vannatter) Thomas. Ron was a graduate of Teays Valley Class of 1973 and retired as a Commercial Riverboat Captain after 40 years. A veteran of the U.S. Army during Vietnam. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by, sister Marsha; brothers, Glenn and Charles.
He is survived by his wife Lola (Imler) Thomas of Crown City, step daughter Mindy (Dudley) Rose of Circleville; granddaughter, Kassidy Rose ; brother Willie B. Thomas of Bidwell, OH; sisters, Sheri (Randy) Spangler of Circleville and Donna (Derwood) Blanton of Mt. Sterling, KY; numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Friday, November 12, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. until time of the funeral service at 1:00 P.M. at the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home in Ashville, Ohio. Officiating will be Chaplain Jim Ferrell. Interment will be in the Harrison Township Cemetery in South Bloomfield.
Local arrangements are entrusted to the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Gallipolis.
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