Obituary of Doyle L. Thomas
Warner Robins, Georgia – Doyle Lavaughn Thomas went home to be with his lord and savior on Monday, August 30, 2021. A visitation with family and friends will be held Thursday, September 2, 2021 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. A Funeral service will be held Friday September 3, 2021 at 2:00PM at Heritage Memorial Funeral Home. Immediately following the services Doyle will be laid to rest at Parkway Memorial Gardens.
Doyle was born on November 14, 1940 in Scott, Georgia to the late Julia Miller Thomas and Theron Thomas. Doyle had a true passion for electronics and music. When he was only 13, he taught himself how to build his very own radio station where he later played the latest hits for the surrounding area. When he was on the air, his radio call name was “Big Daddy”. Doyle had a very deep love for music that he had also taught himself how to play the guitar and sang in many different groups. One of his favorite pastimes was to sing in the Revelation Group where they sang Gospel Music.
Doyle proudly served his country in the United States Army upon his discharge he continued to serve his country as an Electronic Specialist at Robins Air Force Base where he later retired. He was a very devoted family member who loved being surrounded by those he loved and cared for. In Doyle’s free time he could often times be found outdoors gardening.
In addition to his parents, there awaiting for him at the gates of heaven is his beloved Sister, June Grant, and his beloved dog, Honey Bun.
Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife of 58 years, Linda Thomas; Children, Sheila (Tommy) Shirley, Tim Thomas; Grandchildren, Serena Shirley, Shane Shirley; Great-grandchildren, Lucy Grillot, Oliver Shirley; Sisters, Joy (Jim) Lyle, Judy (Eddie) Brown; Grand pups, Sirius, and Sam.
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