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Celebrating the life of
Billy Frank Thomas
May 29, 1943 - June 05, 2019
Bill was a loyal friend. He will always be remembered for his love and devotion to his family and friends.
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
912-898-0900
  • Memorial Visitation
  • 5:00PM until 6:30PM - Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
  • 4605 Hwy 80 East (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-898-0900
  • Celebration of Life
  • 6:30pm - Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
  • 4605 Hwy 80 East (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-898-0900

Miss You Daddy!!! I love you More ??

Stacie, Savannah, Ga

I am so very sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one in death is very painful. May you cherish the wonderful memories you have of Billy and find comfort in the words found at Isaiah 41:10 where God says "Do not be afraid for I am with you. Do not be anxious for I am your God. I will fortify you, yes, I will help you, I will really hold on to you with my right hand of righteousness”.

SL, , Ga

My condolences to the family I know it’s hard when u lose a love one in death,our God Jehovah has promised mankind that he will wipe out tears from our eyes and death will be no longer will we get sick He that will be a thing of the pass Revelation 21:4. This scripture will give the family comfort and strength. Again I am sorry for your loss. JW.org

Cooper, Savannah , Ga

Uncle Bill will be truly missed. Stacie, Tresa, and Jamie, my heart is with you all. Praying for comfort for you.

Tami, Mike And family, Winston, GA

Dear Jamie, Stacie, Trese, Steven, Jeannie, Casey & Dennis, I loved Bill Thomas with all of my heart. I know he was loved by you all. He will be truly missed. I never thought on 5/30/19 that it would be the last time I saw my friend. I glad I could make him smile that day and I will always will love and miss him. Stormy Gale

Stormy Gale Kelly & Fred Reed, Savannah, GA

Love you Uncle Bill. As much as we will miss you, I have peace knowing you are in a better place.

Scott, Angie, Cody &Chase Bevil, Sharpsburg , Ga

I am so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose someone you love. May God be with you. I'll keep you in my prayers

Dayle Pruitt, Harrison, Tn

So sorry for y’alls loss. Bill will be missed by lots of island friends. The many boat trips and many other great time. RIP my friend. Love and prayers to family.

Cindi Williams , Whitemarsh Island , GA

My deepest sympathies on the loss of the great man and accomplished Land Surveyor. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Mike Patillo RLS GA , Savannah, Georgia

Fond memories of Bill will live on in my mind as I remember the many good times we shared. Bill was a giver. He gave his time, his knowledge of the sea and of life. He gave his friendship and was always there for his family and friends. He gave much more than he ever received and that was his preference. He will be truly missed. My heart goes out to all of his friends and family.

Frank Lunsford, Townsend, Georgia

Bill was a long time true friend and he really will be missed by all. Stacie, Treasa, Jamie and family, Our prayers will be with you.

Joe & Maryanne Wilharm, Thunderbolt, GA

Celebrating the life and memory of Billy Frank “Bill” Thomas who passed away on June 5, 2019 at home with his daughters by his side.

“Captain Bill”  was born on May 29, 1943 in Little Rock, AR; he grew up in Chattanooga, TN before moving home to Savannah. He was an avid boater, who enjoyed days spent on the Mighty Fine, and was a charter member of the Islands Boat Club. He retired in 2006 following many years as a land surveyor with Coastal Surveying of Hilton Head.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Thomas; parents, Frank Sr. and Margaret Thomas; and brother and sister-in-law, Frank Jr. and Marilyn Thomas.

He leaves behind his daughters; Stacie (Dennis) Barrow of Bloomingdale; Tresa (the late Charles) Ladd of Hixson, TN, and Jamie (Sean) Meeks of Lexington, NC; a son, Stephen Purvis (Jeanie) of Hilton Head Island, SC; grandchildren, Casey (Leah) Barrow, Hannah Ladd, Brylie and Bayne Meeks; a great-grandchild: Kinlee Barrow; a sister, Gloria (Doug) Bedingfield of Chattanooga, TN; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends who will miss him dearly.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Fox &Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel. A memorial service will follow at 6:30 p.m. with Rev. Patrick O'Brien officiating.

 

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Miss You Daddy!!! I love you More ??

Stacie, Savannah, Ga

I am so very sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one in death is very painful. May you cherish the wonderful memories you have of Billy and find comfort in the words found at Isaiah 41:10 where God says "Do not be afraid for I am with you. Do not be anxious for I am your God. I will fortify you, yes, I will help you, I will really hold on to you with my right hand of righteousness”.

SL, , Ga

My condolences to the family I know it’s hard when u lose a love one in death,our God Jehovah has promised mankind that he will wipe out tears from our eyes and death will be no longer will we get sick He that will be a thing of the pass Revelation 21:4. This scripture will give the family comfort and strength. Again I am sorry for your loss. JW.org

Cooper, Savannah , Ga

Uncle Bill will be truly missed. Stacie, Tresa, and Jamie, my heart is with you all. Praying for comfort for you.

Tami, Mike And family, Winston, GA

Dear Jamie, Stacie, Trese, Steven, Jeannie, Casey & Dennis, I loved Bill Thomas with all of my heart. I know he was loved by you all. He will be truly missed. I never thought on 5/30/19 that it would be the last time I saw my friend. I glad I could make him smile that day and I will always will love and miss him. Stormy Gale

Stormy Gale Kelly & Fred Reed, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Nathaniel Thomas — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by I miss you Daddy. Love you Always & Forever ?? — Georgia

Love you Uncle Bill. As much as we will miss you, I have peace knowing you are in a better place.

Scott, Angie, Cody &Chase Bevil, Sharpsburg , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Ginger Penman — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Karen Nolan — South Carolina

I am so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose someone you love. May God be with you. I'll keep you in my prayers

Dayle Pruitt, Harrison, Tn

Candle tribute lit by Sarah Alexander — Georgia

So sorry for y’alls loss. Bill will be missed by lots of island friends. The many boat trips and many other great time. RIP my friend. Love and prayers to family.

Cindi Williams , Whitemarsh Island , GA

My deepest sympathies on the loss of the great man and accomplished Land Surveyor. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Mike Patillo RLS GA , Savannah, Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Highland Land Surveying — Georgia

Fond memories of Bill will live on in my mind as I remember the many good times we shared. Bill was a giver. He gave his time, his knowledge of the sea and of life. He gave his friendship and was always there for his family and friends. He gave much more than he ever received and that was his preference. He will be truly missed. My heart goes out to all of his friends and family.

Frank Lunsford, Townsend, Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Brenda Sikes — Georgia

Bill was a long time true friend and he really will be missed by all. Stacie, Treasa, Jamie and family, Our prayers will be with you.

Joe & Maryanne Wilharm, Thunderbolt, GA

Candle tribute lit by Joe & Maryanne Wilharm — Georgia


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