Mr. James Rickey Thomas, 56, of Dalton, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at his residence.
Rickey was preceded in death by his parents, J.C. and Minnie Thomas; brothers, Carl Thomas and J.W. Thomas.
Survivors include his wife, Caroline Thomas of Dalton; son and daughter-in-law, James and Terra Thomas of Dalton; daughters and sons-in-law, Christie and Chris Cook of Anderson, S.C., Kasey and Michael Jones of Chatsworth, Brandy Johnson of Dalton; grandchildren, Hannah Thomas, Emma Thomas, Jasmine Jones, Taven Jones; brothers and sisters-in-law, Billy and Sue Thomas, Charles and Cricket Thomas, Kenneth and Glenda Thomas, Doyle and Gina Thomas, all of Chatsworth; sisters and brothers-in-law, Evonne and Richard Dupree, Darlene and Ronald Defore, all of Chatsworth; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services to celebrate the life of Rickey Thomas will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. J.R. Holcomb officiating.
Interment will be in Center Valley Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour.
Peeples Funeral Home and Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of arrangements.