Allen K. Thomas, Jr.

Allen K. Thomas, Jr, 78, of Greenville, husband of Elva Bass Thomas, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.  Born in Roanoke, VA, Allen was the oldest son of the late Allen K. and Kathleen Burt Thomas.

In addition to his wife, Allen is survived by his son, David Thomas and his wife, Karla, of Fountain Inn; a grandson, Seth VanWaes and his wife, Nicole; two great granddaughters, Lorelai and Caroline VanWaees; his brother Joe Thomas and his wife, Lynn, Alpharetta, GA; two special cousins, David Thomas and Yolanda McQueen; and a brother and sister of the heart, Barry and Nancy Brown.

In addition to his parents, Allen was preceded in death by his brother, William Thomas.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, 205 Duck Pond Drive, Blacksburg, VA, 24061.

A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

Condolences to the family of Allen K. Thomas, Jr.

  • Mary Hope Lee
    4 years ago

    So sorry to learn of Allen’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences. May our Lord comfort each of you in the days to come. Love, Michael and Mary Hope Clark Lee

  • Paul Shewmaker
    4 years ago

    Please accept our condolences on your loss. Allen was a wonderful man and I know he will be missed.
    Paul and Sandy Shewmaker

  • Bob and Wanda Andrews
    4 years ago

    So sorry to learn of Allen’s passing. He was a good man that seemed to always have a smile on his face. My husband and I worked with Allen at KEMET and he was always a pleasure to work with. Our prayers for the family during this difficult time. Sincerely, Bob and Wanda Andrews

  • Susan Hutchinson
    4 years ago

    So sorry to hear if Allen’s passing. He was a true joy to work with. Allen had such a bright smile & could warm up the room. Prayers fir your family.

  • Dick Thompson
    4 years ago

    I was saddened to learn of Allen’s passing. I worked with him often over many years, and always found him to be good-natured, capable, honest, and reliable. Allen will be missed greatly – my condolences to his family.

  • John Brunn
    4 years ago

    Allen was one of the best persons I worked for and worked with at Kemet. Always had a smile for people (me) even when I knew that he was under a lot of pressure. He helped make me a successful and proud maintenance man at Union Carbide/Kemet. Sincere condolences to the family. Rest in peace, Allen

    John Brunn

  • Mae Ledford
    4 years ago

    So sorry about Allen’s passing. He was such a great guy! Really enjoyed working with him! May God comfort and strengthen you at this difficult time.

  • Debbie Church
    4 years ago

    I’m so sorry to hear of Allen’s passing. 🙏 prayers you and family. Love Debbie Church.

  • Chris Stanfield
    4 years ago

    I’ve known David for over 30 years and offer my sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers to all of you at this time of loss.

  • Suzi Knebusch
    3 years ago

    I was so sorry to hear of Allen’s passing. I enjoyed talking with him when I walked my dogs and he was walking his Clancy. I was happy to meet his grandson and family as they were working at Allen’s house. Prayers of comfort and strength for Elva and family.

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