Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., for Mr. Grady L. Thomas, 84, Youngstown, who departed this life on Friday, October 26, 2018, at his residence.
Mr. Thomas was born May 7, 1934, in Monroe, Louisiana, a son of Leroy Thomas and Bernice Brownfield Caraway.
He was a steelworker for U.S. Steel Corporation, a U.S. Army veteran, a teacher at the Salvation Army and a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
He leaves a sister, Veleria D. Clinkscale; nephews, Roosevelt, Michael and Jantz (Sheila) Clinkscale; neices, Monique Clinkscale and Crystal (Theodore) Clinkscale-Carpenter and a host of other great and great-great-neices and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 3 at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home prior to services.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 31 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.