Jarrett Eugene "Bud" Thomas
Jarrett Eugene "Bud" Thomas, 70, of Purdy, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Mercy Hospital, Joplin.
He was born Nov. 27, 1945, in Wheaton, the son of Earl and Velma P. (Ridenour) Thomas. On April 17, 1965, he was united in marriage to Barbara S. Lowery, who survives.
Additional survivors include: two sons, Jerry Thomas and his wife, Rhonda, of Purdy and Johnny Thomas and his wife, Becky, of Purdy; one brother, Russell Thomas, of Ridgley; one sister, Earlene Dunn, of Monett; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents and one daughter, Novetta Thomas.
He grew up and received his education at Wheaton where he graduated from high school. Most of his life was spent in southwest Missouri. For many years, he was employed as a mechanic for Cecil Brattin in Wheaton and Chevrolet and Ford in Monett.
He was a member of Mill Street Church of Christ in Cassville, where services were held Thursday under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Ken West conducted the services.
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