Richard Eugene “Rick” Thomas, 62, of Durant passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013 in Durant. Rick was born October 26, 1950 in Independence, Missouri to Walter Eugene Thomas and Frances Dolores (Gilkeson) Thomas. Rick graduated from Harrisonville Missouri High School. After graduation he joined the United States Air Force where he proudly served his country until his honorable discharge. He worked as a medical technician, loved motorcycles, rock and roll music, and football.
He is preceded in death by his parents, grandfathers Elsworth “Worthy” Stair Gilkeson and Sharon Earl Thomas.
Rick is survived by daughter Kim Thomas and boyfriend Billy Warden of Durant, grandchildren Carter Adams, Ean Warden, and Tera Warden, two brothers Lawrence Wayne Thomas and Gary Leonard Thomas and one sister Frances Diane Thomas Massey.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 3:00 PM at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownsfuneralservice.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service, Durant.