Earl Benard Thomas, age 86, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, KY. Mr. Thomas retired as a mechanic from ACE Freight in Akron, OH. He was a member of Donaldon Creek Baptist Church. He was survived by: Wife of 65 years - Mrs. Mary Ann Thomas, Cadiz, KY, One Son & Daughter-In-Law- Randy & Nora Thomas, Cadiz, KY, One Daughter & Son-In-Law- Jill & Freddie Alexander, Hopkinsville, KY, Five Grandchildren- Scott Thomas, Stephanie Boyd, Shaun Thomas, Jay Latham & Jordan Latham, Six Great Grandchildren- Alie Boyd, Bradley Boyd, Julia Thomas, Brayden Driskell, Bryson Latham & Max Latham. He was preceded in death by: Father - Dallie Brown Thomas, Sr., Mother - Ollie Downs Thomas, Four Brothers- Ted Thomas, Elmer Thomas, Amos Thomas & Dallie Brown Thomas, Jr., Four Sisters- Stella Finley, Edna Christian, Bessie Adams & Maude Taylor.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Monday, June 25, 2012. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 26, 2012 with the Reverend Robert McIntosh & Reverend Russell Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Peyton-Thomas Cemetery in Trigg County, Kentucky.