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William Benjamin Thomas

July 22, 1946 — September 21, 2021

William Benjamin Thomas, age 75, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Baptist Health Deaconess, Madisonville, KY. Mr. Thomas was born on July 22, 1946 in Hopkins County, KY to the late William Arthur Thomas and Mamie Hyacinth Martin Thomas. He worked for many years and retired with Kentucky Utilities and he attended the Dunn Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Thomas is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Kay Thomas, of Dawson Springs, KY; one daughter, Starla Kay Thomas of Eastern Kentucky; two sons, William Christopher Thomas (Kimberly) of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, and Brian Thomas (Amie) of Dawson Springs, KY; one sister, Nancy Ann Mathes (William Carmon), Beulah, KY; six grandchildren, Megan, Brandon, Kevin, Alex, Jordan, and Jaxen; and seven great grandchildren, Shea, Sean, Michelle, Starla, Tucker, Austin and Weston.

William Benjamin Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, James Martin Thomas.

Visitation for William Benjamin Thomas will be Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM at Beshear Funeral Home, Dawson Springs, KY. The Beulah Masonic Lodge #609 will be providing Masonic Rights prior to a private family service to be held later in the afternoon on Sunday. Burial will follow at the Dunn Cemetery. Rev. Steve Rutherford will officiate the service. Pallbearers include Kenny Long, Rick Long, Jaxen Thomas, Scott Hunter, Dale Mathes, and Landon Hunter.

In an effort to deter the spread of covid-19 and the Delta variant, the family is requesting that face masks be worn and social distancing be observed.

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Sunday, September 26, 2021

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Beshear Funeral Home

, Dawson Springs, KY 42408

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