Bob was born to Nick and Fern Thomas April 23, 1932 in Consumers, Utah. He passed away June 3, 2013 in Houston, Texas surrounded by his loved ones after a courageous battle with cancer.
Bob grew up in Helper and was a graduate of Carbon High School, Carbon College and the University of Utah.
He was a Staff Sargent in the Marine Corps and a Korean War Veteran. He retired from both Shell Oil and Superior Oil Companies.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dolores and children: Robert, David (Marsi), Michael (Tis) and Valerie (Mickey) Mueller, eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, sister Saundra (Jim) Cochrane and brother
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Donna and Nedra.
Funeral services and interment were held June 10 in Texas.
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