Wayne V. "Wiggy" Thomas

Sep 11 1933
Jul 10 2015
81 Years
Parkesburg, Pennsylvania

Wayne V. "Wiggy" Thomas, Jr., 81, of Parkesburg, passed away on Friday, July 10th at the Brandywine Hospital.  He was the widower of the late Lois May Thomas who passed away in 2014 after 62 years of marriage.

Born in Parkesburg, he was the son of the late Evelyn D. Thomas-Humphries and Wayne V. Thomas Sr.  He was a 1951 graduate of Parkesburg High School.  
He served honorably in the US Army from 1954 to 1956 as a Radar Operator.  He was a Supervisor at American Hardware / Service Star.  

He attended Penn State University and Shippensburg University, earning a degree in Business Management.  

He was an avid animal lover and Redskin fan.  He was an active civic leader, serving as vice-president of the Parkesburg Borough Council, Recreation Chairman, Streets Chairman, vice-president of the Octorara School District, Parkesburg Zoning - Hearing Board, Chairman and vice-chairman of Central Chester County Recycling Authority and Chester County Solid Waste Advistory Committee.

He was a member of the numerous community organizations including Parkesburg Lions (serving as zone chairman, region chairman and district leadership chairman), VFW, Parkesburg Library, Parkesburg Fire Co., Chaplain of Keystone Masonic Lodge #569, Anniversary Committee, Manager Parkesburg Fair Committee and Halloween Committee.

He is survived by five children: Sherry Thomas of Parkesburg, Vincent Thomas of Dundalk, MD, and Tracey Weathersbee, wife of Gene, of Lancaster, Evelyn Kammerer, wife of Donald, of Calif. and Lorraine Moskel of Coatesville; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren

He was predeceased by his son Mitchell.

The memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 15th at 7 PM at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg with visitation from 6 until 7 PM.  .  

Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com

Service Date: 
Jul 16 2015 - 6:59pm


Dear Lorraine, Megan, and Allison. So sorry to hear the sad news of your loss of your father/ grandfather. May he fly to Jesus, and may God wrap you in His loving care



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Most definitely a piece of Parkesburg goes with him.  I used marvel at that softball windmill pitching arm of his.  Farewell Mr (Washington) Redskin 

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Goodbye Cousin . We had a good run . 99 & 1 was great fun. Hope you have a great court to play on.  Don

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R.I.P. Wiggy, Thoughts and Prayers with all the family, Condolences

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Sorry to hear of Wiggy's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family.

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So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Thomas. Thoughts and Prayers are with your Family.

Eva Smith


The Ladies Aux. Of Parkesburg VFW

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To the Thomas Family - So sorry for your loss.  I remember your dad at the auctions and seeing some of his antiques on the porch on First Avenue.

May each of you have very fond memories.  Blessings, Cindy Hartshorne Walton


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Lori, megan and allison
It is with a sadden heart to hear of the passing of Mr. Thomas, may gods love and be with you in this time.

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Dear Thomas Family:

Please accept my condolences on the loss of Wiggy. I enjoyed many conversations with him during his visits to my office. Unfortuanately I will not be able to attend his services but my thought are with you at this time.

Dennis B. Young

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