Tommy Ray Thomas, 66, of Rex, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012. He was born on April 24, 1946, in Biloxi, Miss. Tommy served in the U.S. Army and was a proud Vietnam veteran. He loved spending time with his family and grandson.

Tommy is survived by his wife, Sarah Louise Thomas of Rex; three children and son-in-law, Alicia Lynn Thomas, Tony Christopher Thomas of Rex, Shawna Ann Tallant and Michael Wayne Tallant of Locust Grove; grandson, Austin Lee Tallant; many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held cryptside Saturday, June 2, at 11 a.m., at Sherwood Memorial Park in Jonesboro. Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, is in charge of arrangements, (770) 471-7171. Online condolences may be made at