Charles Thomas

Obituary of Charles Thomas

Charles O. Thomas, 87, Marion, passed away in his home at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to the late William and Marie (Myers) Thomas. Charles married Reiko Monda in June of 1955, and she preceded him in death in September of 2012.

Charles was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Korean War. Following his military service, he worked at Dana Corporation as a skilled machine trades worker until his retirement.

He is survived by his son, Ronald (girlfriend Jaqueline Kittrell) Thomas, Marion; daughter, Kristine (David) Teusch, Huntington; grandchildren, Justin Wright, Bo Thomas, Janna Teusch, Jason Teusch; two great-grandchildren; and sister, Francille Davis, Texas.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Ronald Thomas; sisters, Lillian (Dale) Thompson and Opal Iona Gillespie; and brother-in-law, George Davis.

At the family's request, there will be no services.

Arrangements are entrusted to Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN.

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