Bernard A. Thomas Sr.
Bernard A. Thomas Sr. of Hartfield passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was a partner in the former Five Rivers Food Co. in Urbanna.
He was predeceased by his parents, G. Baynum Thomas and A. Laura Sutton Thomas; two brothers, Edward and Oscar Thomas; and four sisters, Mary Ashburn, Annie Hatch, Marion Slaughter and Countiss Thomas.
He is survived by his wife, N. Virginia Small Thomas; two sons, Bernie Thomas Jr. of Hartfield, and James and his wife Lisa Thomas of Richmond; five grandchildren, Chad, Derrick, Monica, Travis and Ryan; one sister, Florence Massey of Providence Forge; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in Lower United Methodist Church at Hartfield with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements by Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Saluda.