Robert Paul “Bob” Thomas, 60, of Accident, MD, died Sunday, May 10, 2020, at his residence.
Born February 11, 1960, in Oakland, MD, he was the son of the late Paul C. and Beulah C. (Harman) Thomas.
Mr. Thomas was a truck driver for the Garrett Co. Roads Dept. for 26 years. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, LCMS, Cove, MD, where he was the groundskeeper for the church cemetery and a member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. He was a 1978 graduate from Northern Garrett High School. Bob loved working in the woods, at his sawmill and hunting.
He is survived by one brother, Bill (Kim) Thomas, Oakland, MD; three sisters, Sharon (Wayne) Caple, Oakland; Kathy (Zach) Lyons, Crab Orchard, KY; Susan Thomas, Reston, VA; one niece, four nephews, five great-nephews and three great-nieces; and many friends.
Due to the limited number of people allowed to gather following the executive order by the State of Maryland, services will be private. Interment will take place in the St. John’s Cemetery.
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, MD, is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the St. John’s Lutheran Church, LCMS, 1065 Cove Rd., Accident, MD 21520 or to the Garrett Co. Humane Society, GCHS Treasurer, P.O. Box 115, Oakland, MD 21550.
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St. John's Lutheran Church, LCMS
1065 Cove Rd., Accident MD 21520
Garrett County Humane Society
P.O. Box 115, Oakland MD 21550