Frank W. (Tommy) Thomas Jr., 71, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2003, in a Kingstree hospital. Mr. Thomas was born in Kingstree, a son of the late Frank W. Thomas Sr. and Mrs. Bonnie Kate Harrell Thomas. He was a graduate of Kingstree High School and The Citadel, class of 1954. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Thomas was the owner of The Printing Press in Kingstree. He was a member of Kingstree United Methodist Church, the American Legion and a charter member of the Kingstree Moose Lodge. Surviving are his wife, Jessalyn W. Thomas of Kingstree; a sister, Dorothy Thomas of Litchfield; two stepsons, Bob (Barbara) Welch of Florence and Dana (Janice) Welch of Lake City; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral services will be 11 a.m. today in Kingstree Memorial Gardens, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to a charity of your choice.
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