Henry George Thomas ’53

Henry George Thomas ’53 died after a long illness at Calvary Hospital in Larchmont, N.Y., on Dec. 30. He was born Sept. 25, 1931, to the late May and Henry Thomas of Charlotte, N.C. He graduated from Central High School in 1949. George was a student at Mars Hill College, and following service in the Navy, he went on to graduate from Davidson College. He also enjoyed gardening and music. He was married to Dona Lucas of Larchmont, N.Y., where he settled and had a successful career in the food industry. He was a member of both the Larchmont Avenue Church in New York and Convenant Presbyterian Church in Charlotte. He spent many wonderful summers at his cottage in Northfield, Mass., with his family and dog, Buck. George also enjoyed Davidson College basketball. He is survived by his wife, Dona L. Thomas, 4 Elkan Rd., Larchmont, N.Y. 10538-3303; his son, James (Lauren), and children, Sadie and Jake, of Dartmouth, Mass.; his daughter, Susan of Larchmont, N.Y.; his brother, Tony (Judy) of Concord, N.C.; his niece, Evelyn Blalock (Bob) of Charlotte; his nephew, Robert Thomas of Hickory, N.C.; and his best friends, Carolyn Myers and her late husband Mike of Charlotte, N.C.