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Malcolm E. 'Tex' Thomas

March 31, 1925 March 19, 2010
Malcolm E. 'Tex' Thomas
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Obituary for Malcolm E. 'Tex' Thomas

Mr. Malcolm E. "Tex" Thomas, 84, of Norfolk, Virginia died Friday, March 19, 2010 at Sentara Leigh Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia.
Born March 31, 1925 in Elmina,Texas, he was the son of the late Roy F. Thomas and Barshaba Thomas and was preceded in death by five sisters and two brothers. Tex was a retired foreman with Norfolk Naval Salvage Yard and a member of Sound Side Free Will Baptist Church, Columbia, NC. He served in the US Army, US Navy and US Air Force during World War II and the Korean Conflict and attended Spurgeon Memorial Baptist Church.
His family includes his wife, Gladys Etheridge Thomas of Norfolk, Virginia; son, David E. Thomas and wife Maxine of Holloway, Minnesota; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 2:00 pm at Sound Side Free Will Baptist Church, Columbia. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at Sound Side Free Will Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.


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