James “Pete” Thomas 82 of Powhatan Point, Ohio died Wednesday April 14, 2021 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glenn Dale, WV. He was born February 10, 1939 a son of the late Samuel and Lottie (Sindeldecker) Thomas in Armstrong Mills, OH. Pete worked for Ferro Alloys in the maintenance department and was a Protestant by faith. He was an avid fisherman and led a very active life. He enjoyed spending time at the Senior Center and hanging out with his grandchildren. He was the kind of guy who never met a stranger.
Pete was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Sharon (Danford) Thomas, 3 sisters and 2 brothers. He is survived by his four children, Tyrena Harrigan, Jackie Saner, Wendy Nelson and Kalon (Teresa) Thomas all of Powhatan Point, Ohio. In addition he is survived by 8 grandchildren, Leticia Thompson, Casey (Nicole) Harrigan, Mikey Saner, Shannon (Sam) Baker, Leslye (Justin) Fetty, Kyle Nelson, Carley (Jonathan) Potts and Chylie Thomas; as well as 11 great- grandchildren and one great-great grandson.
In accordance with his wishes no formal service will be held. Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio 43906. Memorial contributions will benefit the Powhatan Senior Center by going to “TMCFunding.com”. Share your thoughts and memories of Pete with the family at www.bauknecht