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Floyd Elmer Thomas, 89, of Sanford, passed away on August 2, 2020 at Meridian Acres. He was born in North Star Township, Michigan on June 6, 1931 to the late Earl and Margaret (Mills) Thomas. He married Peggy Curtis on September 7, 1957 and they shared 45 wonderful years together before she predeceased him on July 15, 2003.

Floyd worked as a draftsman for Dow Corning Corporation for 36 years retiring in 1989. He enjoyed camping and traveling with his family, watching the Detroit Tigers and going to car and tractor shows. He loved his family especially spending time with his grandchildren.

Floyd is survived by his children, Scott (Cindy) Thomas, Shelly (Jeff) Swanson, grandchildren, Ashely (Aaron) Pahl, Lauren (Marc) Kelly, Emily (Dominic) Orlando, Emily Ann Swanson, great grandchildren Madeleine and Ellie Pahl, and many nieces, nephews, step grand kids and step great grandkids.

Floyd was predeceased by his brother Gilbert Thomas and sister-in-law Lynnetta Thomas.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Midland Memorial Gardens with Don Duford officiating.

In lieu of flowers those panning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Alzheimer’s Association of Michigan or the American Heart Association.

The Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Thomas family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.

 

 

 

 

Condolence Messages

  1. Jill Greene

    03 August 2020 3 months ago

    I will remember Floyd as being pretty laid back and go with the flow sort of guy. He loved fast cars and the need for speed, was always up for family fun, loved a good hotdog roasting and sitting by a fire. He will be truly missed.

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