1929 - August 4, 2011
Harry Thomas, 82, of Rock Springs, Wyo., died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, while camping at the Thomas Mine in Savery, Wyo.
He was born Jan. 19, 1929, in Superior, Wyo., the son of Nick Thomas and Evanthia Prevalanakis Thomas.
Thomas attended school in Rock Springs, Wyo.
He married Eftehia “Hope” Glava on Oct. 16, 1959, in Greece.
Thomas, along with his brother, Mike, ran the Thomas Coal Mine in Savery until 1960, when they moved to Rock Springs, Wyo.
He was employed at FMC as a Hoistman for many years until his retirement in 1985.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.
His interests included camping, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Hope Thomas, of Rock Springs, Wyo.; daughters Christine (David) Faigl and Eva (Tony) Peroulis, of Craig; sons Nick Thomas and Mitch (Pattie) Thomas, all of Rock Springs, Wyo.; sister Jennie Millet, of Henderson, Nev.; grandchildren Gina Faigl, Thomas Faigl, Harry Ryan Thomas, Hopie Roby and Lulu Thomas, all of Rock Springs, Wyo., and Katelyn Peroulis and John T. Peroulis, of Craig; great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Kay Thomas and Holly Lowey; brothers Mike Thomas and George Thomas; and several nephews.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 10, 2011, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 405 N Street, Rock Springs, Wyo.
A Trisagio was recited Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, at the Vase Funeral Chapel, 154 Elk St., Rock Springs, Wyo.
Friends may call Wednesday at the Vase Chapel until the service.
The family of Harry Thomas respectfully suggests donations in his memory be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 405 N Street, Rock Springs, Wyo., 82901.