Billy Eugene Thomas, 77, of Star City died on June 17, 2017 at his home.

He was born on April 29, 1940 in Biscoe and was the son of the late Pearl and Essie Lucille Baker Thomas.

He was a retired sheet metal worker, who loved the Lord and worked very diligently to positively impact the people who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Jessie Clarice Thomas; a daughter, Genia Walker (Warren), of Star City; three brothers, Jimmy Dale Thomas (Lois) of Mayflower, Coy Thomas (the late, Edith) of Biscoe, James Thomas (the late, Luella) of North Little Rock; three sisters, Virginia Hall of Little Rock, Verma Guynes of Mayflower, and Margaret Roach (Eddie) of Little Rock; five grandchildren, Drake Snyder (Emily), Jessie Snyder, Madilyn Yarberry, Josh Walker (Jessi), Courtney Walker and three great grandchildren, Tynleigh Snyder, Elias Walker and Addie Marlar.

Also preceding him in death were a sister, Nancy White (Jimmy) and a brother, Michael Thomas.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 19 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

A service will be held on Tuesday, June 20 at 11 a.m. at Griffin Funeral Service in Star City with Bro. Marcus Rodgers officiating. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 20 at 3 p.m. at Hazen Cemetery in Hazen.

Pallbearers will be Jacob Hubbard, Earl Dean Browning, Mark Browning, Billy Warren Cook, Jacob Bates and Bobby Lee Samples. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Snyder, Todd Owen, Mike Manes, Mark Lewis, Roy Pickens, Marty Hughes and Steve Newton.

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