Francis E. “Jim” Thomas

Francis E. “Jim” Thomas, 84, of Muncy, passed away on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born July 4, 1937, in Danville, he was a son of the late Elmer and Agnes (Ernst) Thomas. He married the former Alice Deeter, who survives. Together they celebrated 64 years of marriage.

Jim worked at the former Watsontown Foundry.

He attended New Covenant Assembly of God, Montgomery.

Jim enjoyed hunting, racing and having cookouts. He was also fond of his cars and Harley Davidson’s. Most importantly, Jim cherished time spent with his family.

Surviving in addition to his wife are five children, Rick Thomas and his wife, Pam, of Watsontown, Twins, Jerry Thomas of Muncy and Janet Ault and her husband, Carl, of Kulpmont, Greg Thomas, of Watsontown and Jimmy Thomas and his wife, Jeannie, of Montgomery; 10 siblings, Elmer, Elvis, Mike, Eugene, Herb, Rose, Darlene, Dorothy, Ruth and Wanda; 18 grandchildren; and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two siblings, Elmira and David; one grandchild, J.J.; and a daughter-in-law, Holly.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, at Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St. Muncy, where a funeral will be held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. James Pentz, officiating.

Burial with full military honors will follow in the Muncy Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grenoblefuneralhome.com