Obituary - Lloyd E. Thomas

Lloyd E. Thomas

Lloyd E. Thomas, age 92 of Rolla, Mo. passed away June 11, 2019, at home.
Lloyd was born September 13, 1926, in Springfield, Mo., to Festus L. and Margaret F. (Webber) Thomas.
Lloyd attended Licking High School where he graduated in 1944. He was united in marriage to Ima B. Tompkins on July 11, 1945. She preceded him in death on August 27, 1987. On November 13, 1970, he was united in marriage to Carol J. (Tessaro) Reinert, who survives of the home.
He is further survived by two sons Richard E. Thomas and wife Diane of Rolla, and Larry D. Thomas and wife Joyce of Rolla; step-children Cheryl Reinert and husband Adrian Poe, and Richard Reinert and wife Kerrie both of Reno, Nev.; grandchildren Shelley L. (Thomas) Klossner and husband Gary, Jason P. Thomas and wife Jenn, Gregory J. Thomas, and Geoffrey L. Thomas and wife Teri, all of Rolla; step-grandchildren Tania Reinert, Madison Poe and Rylea Poe, all of Reno, Nev.; and great-grandchildren Blaize Klossner, Gage Klossner, Brystol Klossner, Jenson Thomas and Cameron Thomas all of Rolla.
Lloyd worked for many years for Tucker Dairy in Rolla and for Air-Con Engineering in Rolla. He retired in 1991 from A&M Corporation in Reno, Nev., and moved back to Rolla in 1993.
He served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in April, 1946, and was awarded a victory medal for WWII.
Lloyd loved to play golf, read, and follow his grandchildren’s sports activities.
Lloyd had the distinction of being the oldest living direct descendent of John Webber, the first settler of Rolla.
He will be missed by many.
There will be no services held at this time.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rolla Cremation and Memorial, P.O. Box 1602, Rolla, MO 65402, (573) 341-0220, www.rollacremation.com.

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