Max Warner Thomas, age 98 of Calhoun, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at his residence.
Max was born on April 3, 1920 in Delta, OH to the late Noble Nathan Thomas and Bessie Doris Warner Thomas. In addition to his parents, Max was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carol L. Urbytes. Max was a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during WWII. He saw service in the Asiatic Pacific Theater, Philippines and received the Bronze Star for Valor during the New Guinea Campaign. Staff Sergeant Thomas was in charge of an intelligence platoon, 125th Signal Service Company, when he received a battle field commission to Second Lieutenant and was discharged from service as a First Lieutenant.
Max is survived by: his wife, Teresa Maria Thomas; four daughters, Irma Christina Krusac and her husband Bela of Calhoun, Amy E. Zajac of San Diego, CA, Melissa M. Schmit and her husband Glenn of Adairsville, and Marcianna B. Fournier of Claremont, CA; eleven grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Thursday, January 10th at 11 AM at the Calhoun First Presbyterian Church with Dr. David McDonald and Dr. Bob Butler officiating. Interment will follow in the Georgia National Cemetery with full military honors.
Pallbearers serving include: Mitch Urbytes, Darrin Urbytes, Ryan Krusac, Trent Urbytes, Damon Keys, and Jake Kelsoe.
Honorary Pallbearers include: Corporal Matt Schmit USMC, Sabina Zajac, Sara Keys, Teresa Waller, Elizabeth Kelsoe, Lilianna Fournier, and Chloe Fournier.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 PM until 8 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in memory of Max may be made to the Calhoun First Presbyterian Church at 829 Red Bud Road, NE, Calhoun, GA 30701.
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is incharge of the arrangements for Max Warner Thomas, age 98 of Calhoun.