Lewis Sterling “Lew” Thomas, 81, of Alderson, WV, went Home to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.
Born on July 26, 1938, in Alderson, he was the son of Lewis and Bertie Susan Ayers Thomas.
After realizing he was a mere sinner as all who are born into this world, he accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior in February 1958, becoming a child of God. He was a member of the Griffith Creek Baptist Church. He was retired from The Greenbrier as a custodian.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Ann Montgomery Thomas; an infant son; sister, Geneva Bailey; and brother, John Thomas.
Survivors include his loving wife of 18 years, Corliss Thomas; sons, David Michael Thomas of Alderson and Joshua James Martin (Stevi) of Rainelle, WV; daughters, Serena Mae Wagner (Michael) of Center, ND, Tammie Louise Alexander (Greg) of Kodak, TN, and Andrea Genelle Adkins of Alderson; brother, Billy Gene Thomas (Brenda) of Talcott, WV; his grandchildren, Shawn, Sarah, Steven, and Samual Wagner, James Adkins, Joseph Parsons, and Trinity Martin; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 6, 2020, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, 252 Montvue Drive, Lewisburg, WV 24901, with Pastors Audie Sorg, Nathan Smith, and Randy Burdette officiating. Burial will follow at the Lewis Cemetery in Grassy Meadows, WV.
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, January 5, 2020, at the funeral home.
Online guestbook can be signed at www.morganfh.net.
Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the January 2, 2020, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.