Alfred S. Thomas, of Arcade, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville at the age of 89.
He was born on May 16, 1928 in Parsons, KS.
Alfred worked as a machine operator for the Robinson Knife Factory in Springville, NY. He was an avid bird watcher and loved to watch Gunsmoke.
He is survived by his children: Dennis (Jean) Thomas of Arcade; Susan (Dave) Smith of Eagle; a sister; his grandchildren: Amy (Shane) Armatys; Stephanie Forrester; Riley (Erin) Thomas; Lydia (Jared) Dziedzic; Brian (Ling) Smith; Erica (Dave) Potts; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Florence Thomas who passed away in 2008; two brothers and one sister.
There will be no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made to the Arcade Volunteer Fire Dept.- 145 North St., Arcade, NY 14009.