Memorial service for Gary David Thomas will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church West Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Leland Crawford officiating. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. prior service time.

Gary was born in Mobile, AL on March 2, 1958. He passed away on Monday, December 24, 2018 after a lengthy illness. 

He was preceded in death by his father, David Lee Thomas. 

He is survived by his mother, Becky Thomas of Minden, his sister, Susan Cason and husband Randy of Pittsburgh, KS, his daughter, Shannon Stelter and husband Matt, his granddaughter, Stella Wise of Tyler, TX and also his special friend, Grace Odell. 

Gary grew up in Minden, LA where he attended Minden High School. After school, he worked in the oilfields. In 1994 he moved to Pascagoula, MS where he was a painter and construction worker. He returned to Minden in 2013 and continued to work as a painter. 

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, searching for arrow heads and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and being a part of the Christian motorcycle group. 

Rose-Neath Funeral Home 

211 Murrell Street 

Minden, Louisiana 71055 

(318) 377-3412 

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