Robert J. Thomas

March 15, 1939 - August 13, 2012

03/15/1939 - 08/13/2012

THOMAS, Robert J. Sr. passed away on Monday, August 13, 2012, at his home on Hospital Road.

He was preceded in death by infant daughter, Suzzette Thomas, and parents, James and Eva Thomas.

Robert is survived by his wife, Jeanine Lombardi Thomas; son Robert J. Thomas Jr. and wife, Mary Law Thomas; son, Matthew A. Thomas and Abigail Hinton; and daughter, Gina Marie Thomas and husband, Tony losue. He had nine grandchildren: Alisha Thomas, Rachel Thomas, Christian Thomas, Isabel Thomas, John-Paul Thomas, Arianna Iosue, Gianna Iosue, Angelo Iosue and Emily Jo Thomas.

Extended family include brothers-in-law, Russell and Annette Lombardi; Jan and Bonnie Lombardi; Gene Lombardi; sister-in- law, Margaret Messick; cousins, Frank and Joyce Tomasek and Anna and Vinnie Farrell; five nephews, two nieces and close friends of the family, George and Anne Piette and Tom and Judy Long.

Robert was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, whose love for airplanes stayed with him long after his time of service. He was an active member of the St. Clairsville RC Flyers and the Experimental Aircraft Association EAA.

He worked as a design draftsman with Ormet for 17 years, and was a mechanical designer at many other plants along the Ohio River.

Robert will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends.

Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 441 37th St. Bellaire, Ohio

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Gary Hill
8 years ago

God has called another member of the class of 1957 and Bob will be wecomed in Heaven. May God bless his family and friends.

Mary Catherine Kennedy
8 years ago

I know this is a difficult time for your family as you have lost your rock in Pappy. However, I am confident that he is flying planes in heaven amongst the angels! May God bless you all and may you take comfort in knowing that Pappy is no longer in pain. Please let me know if you need anything! All my love and prayers…

Robert Thomas Jr.
8 years ago

I Love You Dad!! We all miss you. May the light of our Lord Jesus shine upon you as you see God face to face.

You will be missed Dad.

Mike Morassutti
8 years ago

I offer my sincerest condolences and prayers to the Thomas family. Mr. Thomas, may Jesus and Mary always keep you. Requiescat in pace.

Kathy 'Sonk' Underwood
8 years ago

Jeanine and family,

Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of Bob, at this most difficult time. He is no longer suffering and in pain. Know he is smiling down upon you all. Bob always had a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eyes. May he rest in peace. Heaven has gained another angel. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers.


Kathy Underwood & family

Jesse Lombardi
8 years ago

Not a day goes by that I dont take time to think of you. You will always be missed by this whole family.

Sharon conner
8 years ago

Rob, Mary, and the rest of the Thomas family. Please accept our deepest sympathy and know we’re all thinking of you. But I also know your faith is strong and will guide you as you continue on without your father. I’m certain he will be missed my many, and your memories will sustain you. Blessings upon you and we keep you in our prayers. The Conner Family

Ann Pekula
8 years ago

Sending my condolences to the family. He will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers will always be with you Mrs. Thomas.

Ann From Dr. Das office.

Julie A Kloss
8 years ago

Thomas family. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all.

Kathy Campbell & family
8 years ago

To the Thomas family, Bob will be greatly missed by all who knew him. May each and every one of you find strength in the Love of Family and in the warm embraces of friends.

Alisha Thomas
8 years ago

We already miss you so much, Pap. Life won’t be the same without you, but I know you’re safe and no longer suffering. Love you, forever and ever.