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Kenneth Eugene Thomas

July 11, 1939 March 16, 2015
Kenneth Eugene Thomas
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Kenneth Eugene Thomas, 75, of Grampian, passed away Monday March 16, 2015 at the Penn Highlands DuBois Hospital.
Born July 11, 1939 in Curwensville, he was the son of Leslie J. and Myrtle M. (Mahlon) Thomas.  Mr. Thomas was retired as a self employed auto body mechanic, and prior to that had been employed by the former Pifer Aircraft of Quehanna, and Clearfield Machine.
He was a member of Faith Bible Church in Lumber City where he was active in the Men’s Fellowship Group.
He was wed to Helen Louise Snyder who preceded him in death on December 3, 2001.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, a brother David, an infant brother, and 2 step-daughters Diane and Peggy Knepp.
He then wed the former Velma “Vicki” (Bilger) Hartfield on February 14, 2002 who survives along with 2 daughters Tammy Miller and husband Glenn of Curwensville and Brenda McCahan and husband William of Olanta and 2 stepdaughters Paula Lambert  of North Carolina and Debra Knepp of Florida.
Also surviving are 3 grandchildren Ashley Miller, Clayton Miller and wife Michelle and Breanna McCahan, 4 sisters and 2 brothers.  Rosalie Yerian and husband Ralph of Ohio, Gloria Wiita of California, Beverly Bailor and husband Richard of Curwensville, Leslie Byron Thomas and Roger Thomas and wife Miriam both of Rockton, and Arlene Paashaus and husband Richard of Coopersburg, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Kenneth Thomas will be conducted at the Faith Bible Church in Lumber City on Friday March 20, 2015 at 1:00 PM, with the Reverend Scott Schultz officiating, and Reverends Harold Harry and Robert Thomas co-officiating.  Interment will be in the Rockton Cemetery, Rockton, PA.
Friends will be received at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville, PA, on Thursday March 19 from 6 to 9 PM, and again at the church on Friday from 12:00 Noon until time of services at 1:00 PM.
The family suggests contributions be made to the Faith Bible Church 398 Grandview Road Curwensville, PA 16833
Online condolences may be made to the family at
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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