Peterson Funeral Chapel

     Ronnie Thomas, 69, of Aurora passed away Friday, April 29, 2016 in Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

     He was born to Oliver and Opal Maples Thomas on July 4, 1946 in in Springfield, MO.  He was a retired supervisor at Wells Aluminum Company and a U.S. Army Veteran.

     Survivors include his mother, Opal Thomas of Aurora; wife, Norma; 2 sons, Chris Thomas and wife, Lorie of Marionville, MO. and Jon Thomas of Aurora, MO.; 4 daughters, Debbie Day and husband, Barth of Springdale, AR., Denise Jenkins and husband, Rod of Aurora, MO. , Darla Damrill of Aurora, MO.  and Donna Beeks and husband Derrick of Bolivar, MO.; 3 brothers, Doug Thomas of Aurora, MO., David Thomas of Aurora, MO. and Rick Thomas of Branson, MO.; 1 sister, Phyllis Pendleton of Mt. Vernon, MO.; 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

     He was preceded in death by his father, Oliver Thomas; 1 son, Robert Thomas and 1 brother, Jim Thomas.

     Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 3 at 2:00 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery with full military honors.

‚Äč     Visitation will be held Monday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.