Hougie L. Thomas, 59, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, formerly of Powhatan Point, Ohio. died Monday, July 6, 2009 in Ohio Valley Medical Center Wheeling, WV.
Hougie was born January 13, 1950 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late Hougie and Mary Green Thomas.
He was retired from First Energy Corporation, R.E. Burger Plant Shadyside, OH, a member of Utility Workers of America Local #250 Shadyside, OH, a loyal Pittsburgh Steelers Fan and a Catholic by faith.
Preceding him in death were a brother, Doug Thomas and a sister Gloria “Cookie” Thomas Galbreth.
Surviving is his wife, Michelle Haslam Thomas, a son, Duane Leon Thomas of Japan, two daughters, Jennifer N. Thomas of Pittsburgh, PA. and Letika Bippis of Chicago, IL. Step-children, Todd Norman of Oregon, Staci Saunders of Columbus, Paige Norman of Washington, Pa, Mitchell Rose and Marissa Rose both of St. Clairsville, four brothers, Larry Thomas of Powhatan Point, Glenn Thomas of Lancaster, OH, Keith Thomas of North Carolina, Tony Jackie Thomas of Powhatan Pt, a sister, Katie Phillip Wallace of Akron, OH, 12 grandchildren and his three puppies, Dante, Sadie and Corky.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH. on Thursday from 2p.m.-8p.m. where funeral services will be held 10a.m. Friday with Monsignor Gene W. Mullett officiating.
Interment in Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove, OH.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com