David A. Thomas, 80, Greencastle, died Sunday.
Born in Putnam County, he was the son of William M. and Clara O. Boswell Thomas.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and retired as a sergeant at the Indiana Dept. of Correction after 30 years of service.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Alberta Thomas; children, Cheryl L. Bumgardner, Dawn M. Barger, Betty L. Jolliff, Donald A. Thomas, Randall L. Thomas, James W. Thomas, Mark K. Thomas, Virginia A. Smith, Geraldine P. Norman, Sharon S. Jellison and Candy J. Robinson; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Dora Cavaness and brother Ralph Thomas.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Pastor Robert Muncie officiating. Burial will follow at Clinton Falls Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org