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Obituary for Kenneth Ray Thomas Sr.

Kenneth Ray Thomas Sr., a resident at The Lutheran Home, passed away Friday at UPMC Altoona. He was a son of the late Charles B. and Elsie T. (Bresler) Thomas.

On Dec. 8, 1952, he married Susan J. (Shope) Thomas, who survives in Hollidaysburg.

Kenneth attended Altoona Area Schools and worked for Louis Kline Meats, where he retired. For 10 years, he was a Club House Manager for the Altoona Curve. Kenneth was a former member of the Simpson Methodist Church and the Hollidaysburg Sportsman Club. Some of his hobbies included hunting, fishing and following the Altoona Curve.

Along with his wife, he is survived by six children: Jeanne Petite (Bill) of Texas, Kenneth Thomas II (Judy) of Hollidaysburg, LeeAnn Bell (Tim) of Virginia, Ellen Jackson (Lew) of Maryland, Becky Gampe (Mike) of Hollidaysburg and Bonnie Wood (Jamie) of Hollidaysburg; a sister, Frances Rider (Dave) of Altoona, and a son-in-law, Ed Scott. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two daughters, Kim Scott and Cindy Lou; and a sister, Shirley Smith.

Friends will be received from noon until the 2 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., 108 Alto-Reste Park, Altoona, with Robert Crissman officiating. Burial will be private at New Canoe Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Allegheny Lutheran Home.

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