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Arthur Raymond Thomas, 1950 - 2019

1950 - 2019

A gathering of family andfriends was held on Thursday, May 2, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Michael’s Funeral Home–Bristow for Depew resident Arthur Thomas. A private family inurnment will follow at a later date. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home, of Bristow.

Arthur Raymond Thomas was born in Amityville, New York on Dec. 8, 1950, to Raymond Thomas and Virginia (Doyle) Thomas. He passed from this life in Tulsa on April 29, 2019, at the age of 68 years, four months and 21 days.

Arthur was raised and educated in Long Island, New York where he had spent the majority of his life. After graduating high school, he went to work for the Long Island Railroad and retired from there as a maintenance engineer. He married Beverly Jane Carman in Ft. Smith, Arkansas on Oct. 24, 2005 and they made their home in the Mannford area. They moved to Depew n 2008 and remained together until her death in 2014.

Art was a proud member of the N.R.A. He enjoyed being outdoors, riding motorcycles, especially Harley’s, and all things having to do with trains. He loved to spend time in his vegetable garden and flower garden. In addition to his wife; he was preceded in death by his father; and a daughter: Missy Thomas

His remaining family includes his children, Lisa Johnson ad husband Coy, of Colorado; A.J. Thomas and wife Mary, of New York; Frank Trimboli and wife Tracy, of New York; Jeanine Horn and husband Jason, of Depew; Tammy Thomas, of New York; Nicholas Trimboli andwife Anna, of New York; Faith Brown, of Broken Arrow; Ginger Sauerbrun; of New York; 20 Grandchildren and one great grandchild; his Mother: Virginia Thomas; one Brother: David Thomas; one Sister: Dianna Pecholus and several other relatives and friends.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Bristow News Record

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