Larry Verlyn Thomas

Larry Verlyn Thomas, 85, passed away on February 9th, 2022. Born in Greensboro, NC on August 12, 1936, he was the son of the late John Verlyn Thomas and Adele Lee Schenk Thomas.

Larry is survived by his daughters, Cindy Thomas McMasters (Jamie) of Reidsville, NC, and `Lisa Thomas Smith (Dennis) of Greer, SC and son, Chuck Thomas (Nancy) also of Greer, SC. Larry was the proud Paw Paw of five grandchildren, Jason (April) McMasters, Melissa McMasters (Mark) Simoniz, Nick (Sallie) Smith, Lauren Smith (Ben) Davis and Caroline Thomas; and 13 great-grandchildren; Bo, Hunt, Colt, and Kimber McMasters; Fisher, Foster and Fielder Simoniz; Lucy and Mac Smith; Will and Lainey Davis, and Carter and Walker Durham.  He is also survived by his sister Pat Hatley (Bob) of Greensboro, NC and a sister-in-law Jo Hicks Johnson (Herman) of N. Myrtle Beach, SC and many special nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his former wife Teney Carter Thomas, his sibling Peggy Thomas Joyce (Jack) and an infant son, Larry Craig Thomas.

Larry was a long-time resident of Greensboro, NC where he was a member of Bessemer United Methodist Church and Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church. After moving to SC, he was a member of Covenant United Methodist Church. He spent many years in the HVAC industry having worked for Berico Heating and Air Conditioning and Bain Oil Company. He moved to Greer, SC in 2013 where he was surrounded by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mr. Thomas was a resident of National Healthcare in Greer, SC.

A private Celebration of Life will be held by his family.

Condolences to the family of Larry Verlyn Thomas

  • Andrea & Jeff Young
    5 months ago

    May your precious memories sustain you through this time. Praying for a peace that passes all understanding.

  • Doug Edwards
    5 months ago

    So sorry for your family’s loss. Prayers for your family.

  • Sheryll Norrell
    5 months ago

    Our prayers are with you both Lisa and Chuck, and your wonderful families. Know we are thinking of each of you. ❣️🙏🏻❣️

  • Beverly Seawell
    5 months ago

    Pat , was so sad to hear of Larry’s passing. Know he was surrounded by joy being with children and grandchildren. Heartfelt hugs and prayers to you all. love, Beverly

  • Steve&Deb Lowdermilk
    5 months ago

    Sorry to hear of Larry.s passing.Thoughts and prayers for the family.

  • Pam Lowdermilk Throckmorton
    5 months ago

    Was saddened by the news of Larry’s passing. My heartfelt condolences to the family. May Larry Rest In Peace!
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