Elvin P. Thomas Jr.

Published 3:29 pm Monday, November 8, 2021

FRANKLIN – Elvin Price “Butch“ Thomas Jr., 79, passed away Nov. 7, 2021 in his home. Born in Moorefield, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Elvin Price Thomas Sr. and Lillian Riggleman Thomas. He was also predeceased by a sister, Helen Mullens and a brother, Phillip Thomas.

Elvin P. Thomas Jr.

Elvin was a Navy veteran and a pipefitter for Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He was a member of Kingdom Impact Church.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 55 years, Ruth Elizabeth Thomas; two daughters, Penny T. Stubbs (Carl) and Teresa T. Clark (Michael); a son Tommy Thomas (Michele); a sister, Linda T. Sykes (Clyde); two half sisters, Frances Rawles and Phyllis Brock; two half brothers, John and Bobby Thomas; six grandchildren, Alyssa, Alexander, Taylor, Madison, Zachery and Jordyn; and four great-grandchildren, McKenzie, Malaya, Aidyn and Jaxon.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10 in Kingdom Impact Church with Pastor Matt Kidd officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Windsor Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday in Wright Funeral Home.