Obituary for H. Dudley Thomas
Harlan “Dudley” Thomas, age 69, passed away peacefully on March 9, 2018 with his family by his side.
He retired as a firefighter from the Berea Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Sandra “Sandy” Kaye Thomas, his father Harvey Thomas, five brothers, and one sister.
Dudley is survived by two daughters Johna Raye (Mark) Ottersbach and Lisa Carol (Kent) Combs; two grandchildren, Alex (Christina Partin) Combs, and Ashley Ottersbach; two great grandchildren Kamden Vaughn Ottersbach and Alyssa Brooke Combs; his mother Mary Catherine Mills; eleven siblings, Edith Pena, James Edward Thomas, Ira (Marie) Thomas, Ronnie (Joyce) Thomas, Mary Guilfoyle, Shirley Allen, Kathy (Don) Reynolds, Gerald (Sandy) Thomas, Joyce Thomas, Connie Thomas, and Rachel Thomas; and a special friend Loretta Howard.
Funeral services will be 11am Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Lakes Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Felty officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday evening from 5-9 pm at the funeral home.