Arthur Howard Thomas, age 83 of Athens passed away, Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Life Care Center of Athens.
A native of Sweetwater, former resident of Murfreesboro and current resident of Athens, he was a son of the late John and Annie Brucie Ferguson Thomas, and was preceded in death by his wife Reba Jane Thomas; a son, Tim Thomas; 2 sisters, Annie B. Thomas and Louise Wilson; 9 brothers, H. E. Thomas, Fred Thomas, Hubert Thomas, Elmer Thomas, Carl Thomas, Claude Thomas, J.D. Thomas, Sam Thomas and George Thomas.
He was a member and Sunday School teacher at Antioch Baptist Church.
He was retired from Paramount Packaging after more than 40 years of Service, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War.
Graveside services will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Murray's Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Larry Arwood
The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Wednesday, August 21, 2019 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/notices/Arthur-Thomas.
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.