First Posted: 1/15/2009
John Henry “Buddy” Thomas, 79, of 21 Neptune Road, died Aug. 22, 2005, at home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Dogwood Baptist Church, the Revs. Bobby Burns and Terry Oxendine officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Oxendine Thomas; and a daughter, Minnie Pearl Thomas.
Surviving are four sons, Leo Thomas of Lumberton, Frank Thomas and Johnny Thomas, both of Fairmont, and Samuel Oxendine of Rowland; a daughter, Annie Pearl Oxendine of Rowland; a brother, Robert Hunt of Winston-Salem; a sister, Pearline Hunt of Fairmont; 13 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Revels Funeral Home in Lumberton and at other times at the home of his daughter, Annie Pearl Oxendine, 21 Neptune Road, Rowland, and his son, Leo Thomas, 157 Parrot Drive, Lumberton.