ALTON BRADFORD “TONY” THOMAS, age 72, of Decherd, Tenn., departed this life suddenly onMonday, December 3,
2018, at STRHS Winchester. Mr. Thomas was born in Tullahoma, Tenn., on June 16, 1946, to the late Cecil Thomas
and Winifred Burrow Thomas. Mr. Thomas is a veteran of the U.S. Army serving his country during the Vietnam War. He was disabled. Before becoming disabled Mr. Thomas was a Truck Driver for many years. He was an avid Tennessee Titans fan. Mr. Thomas enjoyed fishing. He was the type of person that would give a person the “shirt off of his back” if he felt someone needed something. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Jet, sister, Ann Anderson, daughter-in-law, Missy Thomas and step-mother, Pearl Thomas. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Thomas of Decherd, Tenn., daughter, Gail Thomas of Shelbyville, sons; Alton Thomas, Jr., and Tony Thomas both of Shelbyville, James R. Thomas and wife, Contessia of Tullahoma, Daniel Thomas of Decherd, Scott Thomas of Tullahoma, Alton Bradford Thomas, III of Shelbyville and Dewayne Thomas, uncle, Clifford Blankenship of Winchester, 24-grandchildren and 10-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 P.M. Thursday, December 6, 2018, in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services. Services are scheduled for 1:00 P.M. Friday, December 7, in the chapel of Grant Funeral Services. Interment will follow in the Mt. Garner Cemetery in Decherd, Tenn.