Stanley B. Thomas
Mr. Stanley B. Thomas, age 81, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2011.
Born in Wilkes Barre, PA, on March 1, 1930, Mr. Thomas was the son of the late Lafe Thomas and Blanche Weyant Thomas. He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War, and, in civilian life, was a 50-year member of Operating Engineers Local #542 in Townsend, DE.
A motorcycle enthusiast throughout his life, Mr. Thomas was a longtime member of the Banshee Motorcycle Club. In his leisure hours, he greatly enjoyed fishing trips with his best buddy of 70 years, Joe Shinn.
He is survived by his three sons, David E. Thomas (Terry) of Souderton, PA, Tom N. Thomas of New Castle, DE, and Timothy J. Thomas (Joyce) of Middletown, DE; brothers, Richard Thomas of Virginia and Joseph Thomas of Wilmington, DE; sister, Lillian Walton of Florida; eight grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; and his former wife, Elizabeth Thomas of New Castle, DE.
A funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where visitation will begin at 12:30 pm. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.