December 4, 2015
Lloyd L Thomas, age 93, died Friday, December 4, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family.
A funeral service is planned for 3:00 pm Sunday at Cameron Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Wayne Greene officiating. Burial will follow at Cameron Community cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 2:00.
A native of Moore County, he was the son of the late J. L. Thomas & Mattie Lawrence Thomas. He was a decorated World War II Army veteran serving in the Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes & Rhineland Campaigns under the command of Gen. George S. Patton. He was a retired postal employee and tobacco farmer. He served on the Farm Service Agency and was a member of the American Legion and Cameron Volunteer Fire Department. A member of Cameron Baptist Church he assisted in the construction of church buildings. He also served as a deacon, trustee and enjoyed singing in the choir. He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Dorothy Comer Thomas, a son Jerry Thomas and a sister, Marjorie Whitesell.
Survivors include his daughters, Sylvia Shelhamer & husband, Rich and Karen Arrington & husband, Steve all of Cameron; five grandchildren, Stephen Arrington, Jonathan Shelhamer, Chad Arrington, Emily Lobeck and Jeremy Arrington; seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Cameron Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 155, Cameron, NC 28326 or First Health Hospice, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Thomas family.
Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com