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William Dean "Bill" Thomas

March 24, 1956 — April 3, 2024

Marion, Virginia

Marion, Va.
William Dean “Bill” Thomas age 68, passed away during the early hours of April 03, 2024. 


Bills depression sent him to bed the night his childhood home burnt to the ground. Bill lived his entire teenage years there with his grandparents and his uncles. He was the first of six boys born to Fred and Nancy Thomas. 


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Dean; half-brother, Mike Blevins; grandparents, William and Bessie Thomas; uncles, Ike, Andy, John Ed, Bob, Robert Riffey and George Riffey; aunts, Lucille Walls and Ruby Riffey Billings; nephews, Wayne Martin and David Thomas; niece, Tabatha Anderson; dearest friend, Debbie Molino; sister from another mother; fur babies, Shadow and Rascal. 


Bill is survived by his wife, Otessa; only son, Zac Thomas and partner, Dustin of Kingsport, Tn.; only loving and amazing granddaughter, Savannah; brothers, Lee (Carla), Gerald (Kim), Johnny (Deedeee), Ikey, Freddie (Angie); best buddy, James Leonard and family; special niece and caregiver, Maggie Martin.


It is Bills desire to be cremated with no services. 


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