John S. Thomas, 65 passed away at home surrounded by his loved ones on December 6, 2013 in Jacksonville, FL. Mr. Thomas was born on December 16, 1947, in Mitchell, SD to the late Nelles and Bertha Thomas. John will be missed dearly by his wife of 46 years, Janet Thomas. He graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University in 1970. John proudly served in the US Air Force from 1970 until 1974 in Biloxi, MS. He founded Industrial Cleaning Technology, Inc. in 1994 and was President of the Jacksonville Skeet and Trap Club from 2004-2005. John was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed many trips to Alaska, Montana, and South Dakota. John was a member of the NRA and passionate about Conservative causes. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 283. John was a hardworking man loved by many and will be truly missed.
John was a great husband, father, and grandfather. In addition to his loving wife, Janet he will be greatly missed by his son, Jason (Marianna) Thomas; daughter Julie (Blake) Dougherty; grandchildren, Justin Thomas, Jordan Thomas, Lauren Thomas, & Hudson Dougherty; sisters, Carol Bedford and Marsha Smith.
Friends and family may send flowers or make a donation to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257, or a charity of their choice.