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Preston "Jerry" Thomas, JOHNSON CITY

Published June 15th, 2013 9:56 pm

Preston “Jerry” Thomas, 55, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
He was born in Johnson City on November 10, 1957, to the late Preston Barnette & Ann Ruth Oliver Thomas. He had lived in the Tri-City area his entire life.
Preston graduated from Science Hill in 1975 and later became a carpenter and roofer. He attended the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Johnson City.
His hobbies included fishing and hunting. He had a wonderful personality and was considered to be a “jokester.”
Survivors include his ex-wife, Terrie Boone; Daughter, Lizabeth Ann Thomas, of Seymour, TN; Sons, Zachary & Lucas Thomas, both of Seymour, TN; Sisters, Cat Williams, of Gray, TN, Lisa Thomas, of Telford, TN, and Barbara Thomas, of Bristol, VA; Brother, Dan Perry Thomas, of Ocoee, FL; Aunt, Grace Lee, of Dalton, IL.
Interment for Preston “Jerry” Thomas will be held on Monday, June 17, 2013, at the VA Mountain Home National Cemetery in Johnson City, TN, at 1:00 p.m.
If anyone would like to give condolences to the family of Preston Thomas, please visit the funeral home website at or by sending an e-condolence to Any other condolences can be mailed to Snyder’s Memorial Gardens 5913 Kingsport Hwy. Gray, TN 37615 or by calling 423-477-7911.
Snyder’s Memorial Gardens is proudly serving the Thomas family.