James R. Thomas

April 21, 1941 ~ December 25, 2022 (age 81) 81 Years Old

James Thomas Obituary

James R. Thomas, age 81, of Brookville, PA, passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2022, at the DuBois Penn Highlands Hospital in DuBois, PA. He was born on April 21, 1941, to the late Ralph E. and Virginia L. (Stover) Thomas in Punxsutawney, PA.

James attended the State College Area High School and graduated with the class of 1958. He went on to become a graphic artist through Penn State University. James lived a moderate and reserved life on his family farm in Summerville, PA. He enjoyed biking, the great outdoors, and reading anything with historical value.

James is survived by one nephew; Tom (Erin Best) Van Fleet of Lenexa, KS; two nieces; Margaret (Bob) Foncannon of Wichita, KS, and Elizabeth Ackerman of Fort Worth, TX; two great-nephews; and three great-nieces.

In addition to his parents, James is preceded in death by his sister; Patricia “Thomas” Van Fleet.

In accordance with James and his family's wishes, funeral arrangements will be private and have been entrusted to the Carrier Funeral Home, 2834 Maplevale Rd., Brookville, PA 15825. A private graveside memorial service will take place at a later date on his family’s land in Summerville.

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Brookville, PA 15825


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