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Kasley David Thomas

2020-01-17

Mr. Kasley D. Thomas, 90, of Fernandina Beach passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Warner Center for Caring.

Mr. Thomas was a son of the late Leonard B. and Ruth Colson Thomas. Born in Bradenton, FL he grew up in Fernandina Beach and was a member of the 1948 graduating class of Fernandina Beach High School.

He served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict and then returned home to Fernandina. In 1953 he married Mildred Mitchell and they raised their family here in Fernandina. He and his family were members of First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach. He retired from Container Corporation where he was Superintendent of Maintenance. A member of the Lions Club and the American Legion, Mr. Thomas was also a volunteer fireman and a past Commodore of the Fernandina Boat Club.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Thomas was predeceased by his wife, Mildred Thomas, just last November.

He leaves behind his daughters, Linda T. Chaplin of Fernandina Beach and Cynthia T. Tiner of Brunswick, GA; his two grandchildren, Robert Eric Tiner of Gainesville, FL and Candice F. (Ross) Smith of Woodstock, GA as well as two great granddaughters, Casley and Catherine Smith.

The family will receive friends Sunday, January 19th from 3:00 until 5:00 PM.

Graveside funeral services will be held Monday, January 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Bosque Bello Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Arnold officiating.

The family asks donations be made, in his memory, to First Baptist Church Fernandina Beach or the Warner Center for Caring.

Memories

CHRIS & PIA MCKENDREE January 18, 2020
Kasley was a great guy. I was around him a lot as I was growing up. I remember his laugh most of all. He and my dad we�re always telling stories and cooking fish and shrimp in the garage. I�m so saddened to know this but he lived a good life and was a friend to everyone. I�m sure he�s in heaven with Ms Mildred. Prayers for the family and may the strength of Christ be with you.

GENIE DUGGAN January 18, 2020
Kasley was a sweet and generous man. Respected by all who knew him I�m sure. My deepest condolences to the entire family.

BARBIE & HARRY BYRD January 18, 2020
May all of Gods tools fit his hands and
May the list of his projects be long
For the fruits of his labor were many and grand
And our need for his spirit shall still prolong

Kasley was the most talented and entergetic man I�ve ever known and he did it all with a smile. He left laughter wherever he went! He was a true friend and mentor.

PEGGY DENNARD January 18, 2020
I am so sad that Kasley is no longer with us he was a wonderful person and a fine Christian man

CHRIS BRYAN January 18, 2020
Linda, I am sorry about the loss of your sweet Daddy. He was a special man and loved by many. Please let me know if I can do anything for you. Prayers for you and Candice. Love, Chris

TED GREEN January 19, 2020
One can try, but it is impossible to summarize 65 years in a couple of sentences. Mr. T was not just a friend and neighbor�more like family to the Carl Green clan next door. While he is already missed, memories will always bring smiles and good stories. Farewell, old friend.

JUNE GROSE January 19, 2020
What a true gentleman�..always had a smile! He will be missed by his precious family and
All of his friends!!

WANDA CUTHRELL MASTIN January 20, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts, loves and prayers are with you, Cindy.

TIM MCKEE January 20, 2020
My sympathy for your loss. May you know God�s comfort and peace and cherish memories of a wonderful man.

KAREN ANTWORTH January 22, 2020
Deepest sympathy for Mr.Thomas�s family. He was a sweet Southern gentleman that it was my pleasure to know & serve.

RUTH COOPER January 22, 2020
So sorry for your loss Linda. Condolences to you and your family.