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Obituary for Samuel Lamar Thomas, Jr.
Samuel Lamar Thomas, Jr, 73, of Plymouth, died Thursday, February 24, 2022, at Peak Resources in Nags Head, NC.
He was born to Samuel L. Thomas, Sr. and Helen Gresham Thomas in Macon, Georgia. He completed 11 years of public education before enlisting in the Marine Corps in 1974. He served until 1983, completed two tours in Vietnam, and attained the rank of Sergeant. After his service, he pursued higher education at Mercer University, Macon GA, and Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, studying Electrical Engineering but shifted to Computer Technology, eventually becoming a Microsoft and Cisco Certified IT Systems Administrator. His last job before retirement was with the Soundside Group in Plymouth, NC.
He is survived by his second wife of 21 years, Sally Cook Thomas; his daughters, Tammy Thomas Greene and Barbara Thomas Davis; his son, Samuel L.Thomas III, six grandchildren, one great-grandson, and his aunt, Eunice Gresham Johnson.
There will be no memorial service, only an informal gathering of his closest friends for the scattering of his ashes in his beloved garden.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.