William was a man that believed in living a very simple life, never married and had no children. He never worried about clothes, bills, cars or money. He walked wherever he desired to go, be it from house to house, city to city he traveled a long, he loved to talk, and loved people. He also had a love for things such as fishing, gardening, hunting and food. He grew up in the country and loved every minute of it. He is preceded in death by his father and mother: William and Lucille Thomas. Along with his sister Pearlie Carruth and five brothers: Earl, Willie, Michael, Bruce and Melvin Thomas. He is survived by his sisters: Elizabeth Holmes, Beatrice Robinson and Patricia Celestine. His brothers: Aaron Thomas, Gerry Thomas and Kevin Thomas.