Aaron Thomas, age 85, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Alive Hospice in Madison, Tennessee. Mr. Thomas was a retired iron worker and member of Union Ironworkers Local 70 of Louisville, Kentucky for 40 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was also a member of Cadiz Masonic Lodge #121 and a member of Donaldson Creek Baptist Church in Trigg County.
He is survived by: one son - Aaron Robert Thomas, Austin, Texas; two daughters - Pam Metts (Ralph) and Tammy Thomas, both of Cadiz; six grandchildren - Jeremy Gordon, Dawn Sizemore, Brittney Metts, Preston Metts, Daniel Cundiff, and Raquel Brown; and five great grandchildren - Micah Brown, Darrin Brown, Ashlyn Brown, Sage Sizemore, and Caleb Gordon.
He was preceded in death by: his parents - Robert B. and Madie Belle Fowler Thomas; four brothers - James R. Thomas, Roy Layton Thomas, Francis Clayton Thomas, and Tommie Thomas; one sister - Ruth Irene Thomas; one daughter - Peggy Gordon; and one son in infancy - Timothy Earl Thomas.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Saturday, April 15, 2017. The funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 2:00 PM Saturday, April 15, 2017 with the Reverend Robby Shearon officiating. Burial will follow at Tommie Thomas Cemetery in Cadiz.