THOMAS, Dave, 83, of Farmington, went to be with his wife, Bobbie, Friday June 14, 2013, at the home of his daughter in SC.

He was born January 18, 1930 in Martins Ferry, a son of the late David J. and Olwen (Davies) Thomas.

He was a retired coal miner for Consolidated Coal Co., and a veteran in the U.S. Navy in Korea.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Roberta Ann “Bobbie” (Smigle) Thomas; and a brother, Alvin Thomas.

David is survived by his sons, David J. (Tina) Thomas of Brookwood AL, Dirk M. (Donna) Thomas of Charleston SC, and Brian V. (Jill) Thomas of Farmington; daughters, Darcy Mae (Albert) Contois of Charleston SC, and Lori Lea (Mark) Timmer of Farmington; a brother, Edward A. (Peggy) Thomas of Triadelphia WV; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Friends are invited to a celebration of David’s life on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Rd., Brookside, where services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m., with Rev. James Hoff officiating. Interment in Farmington Cemetery, Bridge- port.

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