LARNED —Myron V. Thomas, 73, passed away July 21 at his home in Larned. He was born Feb. 28, 1941 in Arvada, Colo., the son of Clarence and Mabel (Batman) Thomas.
He grew up in Gove and graduated at Salina in 1959. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Larned.
Mr. Thomas enlisted in the Navy, serving aboard war era aircraft carriers of the Pacific. Upon military discharge there, he became a civilian employee of the Navy. Upon becoming a born again Christian, he relocated to Grand Rapids, Mich. attending a Baptist College with employment as a deputy county clerk, eventually returning to Kansas in 1980 to Larned. He was a retired licensed mental health technician for the Larned State Hospital.
Survivors include: a sister, Lanet Farmer, Larned; two nieces; three nephews and several great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Myrna Miller and two great nephews.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m., Friday at the Larned Cemetery, Larned with Pastor Ryan Webster presiding. Casket will remained closed and friends may sign the register book from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery with Military Graveside rites. Memorials may be sent to the Assembly of God Church, Larned in care of Beckwith Mortuary.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Larned, KS 67550.
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, July 23, 2014