Obituary: William Preston Thomas III

Friday, March 5, 2010

Mr. William Preston Thomas III, age 87 of Lewisburg, died Wednesday,

March 3, 2010 at his residence.

Mr. Thomas was a native of Haynesville, Louisiana and son of the late William Preston, II and Ethel Odom Thomas. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, Korea, and Viet Nam. He retired from the military after twenty-eight years of service. Following his military years, he was employed and retired from Southern Games. He was a mason and was a member of the Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sadie Belle Garrett Thomas. He has no immediate survivors, only a special sister-in-law, Roslyn Garrett and two special friends, Mary Fuller and Faye Hood.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 5, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery with military honors.

The family will be at London Funeral Home Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for visitation.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.