Kasley D. Thomas


Kasley D. Thomas

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Kasley D. Thomas

Mr. Kasley D. Thomas, 90, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

Mr. Thomas was a son of the late Leonard B. and Ruth Colson Thomas. Born in Bradenton, Fla., he grew up in Fernandina Beach and was a member of the 1948 graduating class of Fernandina Beach High School.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict and then returned home to Fernandina. In 1953, he married Mildred Mitchell, and they raised their family here in Fernandina. He and his family were members of First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach. He retired from Container Corporation, where he was superintendent of maintenance. A member of the Lions Club and the American Legion, Mr. Thomas was also a volunteer fireman and a past commodore of the Fernandina Boat Club.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Thomas was predeceased by his wife, Mildred Thomas, just last November.

He leaves behind his daughters, Linda T. Chaplin of Fernandina Beach and Cynthia T. Tiner of Brunswick, Ga.; and his two grandchildren, Robert Eric Tiner of Gainesville, Fla. and Candice F. (Ross) Smith of Woodstock, Ga., as well as two great granddaughters, Casley and Catherine Smith.

The family received friends 3-5 p.m. Sunday, January 19, 2020. Graveside funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 20, 2020 at Bosque Bello Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Arnold officiating.

The family asks donations be made, in his memory, to First Baptist Church in Fernandina Beach or Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

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Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors