John Henry Thomas

John Henry Thomas, Jr. was born June 28, 1928 and died August 25, 2018. He was part of the Thomas Brothers Family who built many of the homes and buildings in and around Titus County. He became a school teacher in 1966 and taught Building Trades at Mt. Pleasant High School until his retirement in 1988. He was a 69 year member of Temple Lodge #70 in Mt. Pleasant as well as a member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, and a long-time contributor to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. He is survived by his wife, Elaine and many wonderful nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nancy and John Thomas, two sisters, Lorene Owens and Ella Mae Reddin, three brothers, J.T., J.B. and J.W. Thomas. Memorial services will be at the West New Hope Methodist Church on September 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Cypress Basin Hospice or the West New Hope Methodist Church would be much appreciated. Online registry is available at

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