Cecil "Gene" Thomas, 87, passed away peacefully, May 31, 2021. He was born in Belborn, West Virginia to Stanley and Pearl Thomas on July 16, 1933. He was one of 10 siblings. He retired from PVS Chemical in Copley, Ohio. Gene loved "old" country music, sang and played guitar in several bands.
Preceded in death by wife, Lorene and daughter, Regina Walsh; he is survived by children, Debbie Wrixen, Sandy (Mike) Bittner, Phyllis (Joe) Osborne, Phil (Ola) Jackson; ex-wife, Rita; brothers, Leon and Paul. He also leaves many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. To honor his wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral.