Joseph "Joe" Thomas, 71 of Cleveland passed away Sunday, May 03, 2015. Joe was born in Toccoa on December 05, 1943 to the late Lowery and Lizzie Payne Thomas. He graduated from Eastonelle High school in 1961. Joe was with Cash and Thomas Well Boring and Drilling for over 30 years, and retired from E-Z Bore Construction. He will always be remembered for helping his neighbors with whatever they needed.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents as well as brothers; Doyle, Virgil, Johnny, Jack, and Dan Thomas, sister Betty Bennett. He is survived by his wife, Sue Thomas; son, Bryan Thomas; daughters and sons in law, Lynn and Rod Silvers, and Denise and Jeff Nix; brother Ross Thomas; sister, Sara Bailey, Pernie Isbell, Ruby Grimsley, Bonnie Johnson; granddaughter, Angel Thomas; great granddaughter, Naomi Nicely.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, May 4, 2015 from 6 until 8 PM. Graveside services will be held at Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Eastonelle on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial donations be made to Liberty Hill Baptist Church c/o 2894 Liberty Hill Rd. Eastonelle or to Northeast Georgia Medical Center Hospice c/o 743 Spring St. Gainesville, GA 30501.
May 4, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cleveland Funeral Home
2721 Hwy 129 South
Cleveland, GA 30528
May 5, 2015
Liberty Hill Baptist Church
2894 Liberty Hill Road