William Dallas Thomas, 71, of Rotonda West, FL., formerly of Nashville, TN died Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at his home with his loving family by his side.
Born on March 28, 1937 in Fairview, TN to Charles A. and Zelma (Fisher) Thomas.
Dallas attended Calvert Jr. High and West high School, lettering in many sports. Upon graduating in 1955 he was employed by WSIX T.V. and later at WNGE T.V. as a Director. His greatest pleasure was coaching baseball in Brentwood's Civitan League for his son's and their friends. Dallas was always there for family and friends. He took great pride and joy in his grandchildren and was an avid UT and Titan fan and will be sorely missed.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years; Barbara: three sons; Billy Thomas of Jackson Hole, WY. Terry Wayne Thomas of Lebanon, TN., Scott (Lisa) Thomas of Lacey, WA and seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was pre-ceded in death by a son Jeff Thomas in 1996.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mr. Thomas' name to Tidewell Hospice & Palliative Care 5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34238