WOOSTER Neil Thomas, 75, of Wooster passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Wooster Community Hospital.
He was born in Woodsfield on October 25, 1945 the son of Vernon O. and Vera Steed Thomas and was raised by his Aunt Bertha. He married Sharon Garn on November 16, 1969. She survives.
He was a supervisor for the Bauer Corporation retiring in December of 1998. Neil loved classic cars, enjoyed going to car shows and enjoyed model trains.
Neil proudly served his country with the National Guard.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his children Jennifer (Matt) Yockey of Orrville and Michelle (Barry Haigler) Foster of Springfield; grandchildren Jarrod (Sabrina) Derflinger of Wooster, Kendallyn Foster of Grove City and Aspyn Haigler of Springfield; great-grandchildren Isabella and Carter Derflinger.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Patricia Geib in 2017.
There will be no calling hours and private family services will be held.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Mental Health Recovery Board, 1985 Eagle Pass, Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Mental Health Recovery Board, 1985 Eagle Pass, Wooster, OH 44691
Private family services
No calling hours
Jen and family-I’m SO VERY SORRY for your loss. My heart and prayers are with your family.
My deepest sympathy and condolences. I’m so very sorry for your loss! Much love and prayers for peace to you all.
Sharon and family, so sorry for your loss!! My deepest sympathy to the family!!
I’m so sorry for your loss my dear friend. You are in my thoughts and prayers for many days to come.
Sharon and family I’m so very sorry for your loss . My thoughts and prayers are with all of you .
Neal was such a wonderful friend with a gentle spirit. We will treasure our time with him. May God comfort you and give you peace. We are sorry for your loss.
Sharon and family—our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Hold tight to your special memories to help comfort you. God Bless
Our sympathy to the Family,
Roy and Donna Edington
Sharon and family, so sorry to hear of Neil’s passing. He was one of the good ones.
Dick and Heather Frase
Thank you for your service. Condolences to the family. Wooster-Wayne Chapter DAR.
We are both very sorry for your loss. We will miss laughing and speaking to him . Again, we are very sorry for you .
So sorry to hear this news. Neil and his sister Patty go back with us many years. You are all in my thoughts and prayers as you move forward in life without this great person beside you. He was a great guy! Sharon if there is anything we can do for you please don’t hesitate to let us know. Sending hugs and love to you and your children. Jeanette
Michelle and Family I’m so sorry about the loss of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
I send my sympathies to Neil’s family.
I’m so sorry for your loss, Sharon and family.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
We are sorry for your loss. Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.
We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family.
So sorry to hear of Neil’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
So very sorry to hear about the passing of Neil.To say that Neil was a customer of mine,and he was. But so much more,a friend,car lover,new and old, he always had a story, and lots to
talk about. I appreciated his friendship so very much.The Thomas family along time customers at Village Motors. He was one of my favorite people of all time. I first met Neil and Sharon
in 1971, I sold them a new Ford Torino. They were referred to me by another wonderful family, the Hendrix.Joan and I enjoyed talking to them at car shows and restaurants. Please know myself and the staff at Village Motors are so sad to hear of your loss.Sharon,Jen and Michelle, you are in our prayers. I will remember Neil and think of him often. Sincerely, Tom and Joan
Sharon, how fast life passes by. Seems not that long ago that we were childhood neighbors. I remember you as so kind and sweet. So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless Neil.
Sorry for your loss on Neil, our prayers to you and your family, may God Bless and bring you comfort.
Sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Jennifer, So sorry for your lost oh how we loved him and your Mom Sharon, We had so much fun when we were together. Sorry we lost contact with them. Your in are prayers honey !!
Jennifer and family. we are so sorry for your loss, your in are prayers
Chris and family, I am sorry to hear about your loss. You are in my prayers.
So very sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.