NEW MADRID -- Chester Thomas, 66, died April 17, 2012, at his home.
Born Sept. 17, 1945, in Fort Gordon, Ga., he was the son of the late Wilma Goodman Thomas and Chester Lee Thomas.
On July 30, 2000, in Holts Summit, he married Brenda Kingston who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons and two daughters-in-law, Jarrett Lee and Lisa Thomas of Springfield, Tracy and Angie Hill of New Madrid, Jeremy Hulshof of Holts Summit and Richard David Hulshof of Cordova, Tenn.; five daughters and four sons-in-law, Sondra Lyn Thomas and Bryan Mulvey of Festus, Shannon Lea and Mike Harris of Houston, Mo., Brittnee Noel Thomas of Fulton and Mischell and Eddie Villa and Carmen Lynn and Mike Beck of Holts Summit; one sister, Judy Mae Thomas of Wentzville; and 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Dennis Paul Thomas.
Services were conducted today at the New Life Ministries Church in New Madrid. The Rev. Scott Sutton officiated.
Burial with full military rites followed in the Mounds Park Cemetery in Lilbourn.
Pallbearers were: Jeremy Hulshof, Eddie Villa, Michael Beck, Darrell Kingston, Brian Kingston and Andy Kingston.
Online condolences may be sent at delislefuneralhome.net.