Funeral services for David Paul Thomas, 84, of Tullahoma, TN will be held on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 1:00PM at Tullahoma Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Fields officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 2:00PM until 4:00PM at the funeral home. Mr. Thomas passed this life on Friday January 29, 2021.
Mr. Thomas was born on August 14, 1936 in Hardin Co Tennessee to the late Henry Earl Thomas and the late Mary Virginia McFall Thomas.
He graduated from Central High School in Savannah Tennessee in 1954. He joined the Navy in June of 1954 and was honorably discharged in 1957. He attended Martin College, Martin Tennessee 1957-1959. He worked in banking in Humboldt Tennessee, Adamsville Tennessee, and retired from Traders National Bank as Senior Vice President after 28 years. He was a member of the Tullahoma Downtown Lions Club where he helped hundreds of people receive glasses.
He and his wife enjoyed touring the United States on their matching Gold Wing motorcycles and motor home for almost 40 years. They were members of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association. In his spare time, he also enjoyed working in his garage customizing vans with his daughter Paula.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Nell Bain Thomas. His two daughters Vickie (Jeff) Morgan and Paula (Terry) Davis all of Tullahoma. Grandchildren Amanda (Jordan) Monroe and Catrina Morgan all of Tullahoma, Josie (Chris) Jeffrey of Manchester. Great grandchildren Jaycee Monroe, Levi Monroe, Eden Jeffrey. Older brother Frank Thomas of Savannah Tennessee. Several nieces and nephews. And their Yorkie, Nugget.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his granddaughter Tiffany Nicole Davis of Tullahoma Tennessee. Siblings Robert Earl Thomas and Joe M. Thomas of Savannah Tennessee and Leona Thomas Knotts of Nashville Tennessee. And special uncle Billy McFall of Savannah Tennessee.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you to make donations to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease or The American Heart Association.