Mark A. Thomas, 58, of Liberty, Mo., passed away Jan. 5, 2014.
Mark was born Nov. 5, 1955, in Excelsior Springs, Mo., to Murrell J. and Patty R. (O’Dell) Thomas. He was a 1974 graduate of Orrick High School. Mark retired from General Motors after 35 years of service and was a member of UAW and the fire brigade. He was currently employed at the Liberty Community Center. Mark attended Shoal Creek Community Church and enjoyed helping with his grandchildren’s Cub Scout group.
Survivors include his wife, Denise Thomas; father, Murrell J. Thomas; two sons, Jason Thomas and Matthew Thomas; daughter, Jennifer Thomas; sister, Lois Stein; brother, Roger Thomas; and 13 grandchildren.
Mark is preceded in death by his mother, Patty R. Thomas; sister, Teresa L. Thomas; brother, Everett Thomas; and granddaughter, Patricia Thomas.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, Liberty. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Orrick Christian Church, Orrick. Burial will follow at South Point Cemetery.
By Standard Staff • StandardStaff@leaderpress.com