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“I worked with Bob at People's Trust Bank for many years. I remember him as a kind-hearted, soft-spoken, hard-working man who always wore a smile. His...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Janet Jordan - Fort Wayne, IN

“We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Allen County Council on Aging, Gina - IN

“Marlene, Tom and family - Our thoughts are with you as you rejoice in the wonderful life you shared with your Dad. It was an honor to know him...Read More »
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“Bob and Monabelle was one of the first neighbors that welcomed us into the area when we were just kids. They treated us like friends and when ever...Read More »
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Robert F. Thomas, 94, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Heritage Park Health Care Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Antwerp, OH, he enjoyed track and cross country in High School; still holds state record in 1.5 mile race. He graduated from North Side HS class of 1936. He was a U.S. Navy veteran during WWII. He worked for the railroad for a few years then as a Custodian with Peoples Trust Bank, he also did maintenance for May Stone and Gravel. He attended First Assembly of God and was a member of Garrett American Legion Post 178. He was one of the original mall walkers at Glenbrook Square for over 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Monabelle M. Thomas of Fort Wayne; son, Robert F. (Kay) Thomas, Jr. of Decatur; daughter, Marlene R. (Thomas) Kelleher of Waterloo; granddaughter, Marlo (Dyron) Williams of Geneva, IL; grandson, Mitch Bye of Bozeman, MT; great-granddaughters, Brittany Bascom of Lexington, KY, and Mackenzie Williams of Geneva IL; niece, Anita Jacobs of Fort Wayne. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Una Thomas; grandson Christopher Alan Bye, brothers, George and Frank Thomas; and sister, Helen Jacob. Service is 4 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012 at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road with calling from 2 to 4 p.m, Rev. Frank Sitcler officiating. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.