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Gary L. Thomas

April 10, 1950 ~ August 5, 2022 (age 72)


Gary L. Thomas,72, of Urbana passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022 at Carle Foundation Hospital. He was born on April 10, 1950 in Clinton, Indiana the son of Richard O. Thomas & Lula(Bennett) Jones. He married Joan M. Henson on June 9, 2008 in Jamacia. Gary is survived by his wife, Joan, sons- Richie(Abigail) Thomas of Hobart, Indiana, Robert Thomas of Pooler, Georgia; step-daughters- Michelle(Dwight)Miller of Kansas, Missouri, Jennifer(Jherami) Carr of Tucson, Arizona, Rebecca Garner of Mahomet, Illinois; Grandchildren- Owen Thomas, Tegan Thomas, Kathryn(Jacob) Olson, Kyle(Reilly) Johnson, Tiffany Miller, Mackenzie Carr, Madison Carr, Broderick Carr, Jackson Miller, Richard(Genia) Miller, Dylan Lehigh; Great Grandchildren-Josiah Olson, Ivy Olson, Charlotte Olson, Silas Miller, Jason Terran; brother- Steven Thomas and Randal(Marla)Thomas both of Clinton, Indiana, Richard A. (Jackie)Thomas of Pennsylvania; sisters- Trudy(Gary)Graham, Terry(Phil) Chilton both of Clinton, Indiana; several nieces & nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Kenny Thomas. He worked as a retail manager for CVS & Osco. He enjoyed fishing. Family was important to Gary, especially his great grandchildren! Funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 Philo Road, Urbana, Illinois. Visitation will be from 10-12:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be made at

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