Richard D. Thomas

Richard Dean Thomas, 88, of Bluffton, IN, and having ties to Huntington County, IN, died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 3:50 p.m. at the Christian Care Retirement Community, in Bluffton.

Mr. Thomas farmed in Union Township, Huntington County, most of his life. He served as treasurer and secretary of the Little River Conservation Club for several years.

He was born Dec. 8, 1924, to Floyd Sr. and Mary Alice Bayha Thomas. He married Martha Alice Blocker, and she preceded him in death.

Survivors include a son, Kent Thomas, of Indianapolis.

Calling is Tuesday, June 4, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., with a service following at 3 p.m., at Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle. Interment will be at Markle Cemetery, in Markle.

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