George Augustus Thomas

George Augustus Thomas died Sept. 7, 2015 at the age of 64. He was born July 12, 1951 in Madera County to Billy Elijah Augustus Thomas and Mildred “Mickey” Overman.

Mr. Thomas was a resident of Ahwahnee for more than 20 years and a Mariposa resident for the last eight years. His early childhood education was in Ahwahnee and he attended Sierra High School.

Mr. Thomas enjoyed nature, loved animals, and was an avid gardener.

He is preceded in death by his parents, stepfather Bob “Pop” Montgomery, son George Andrew Thomas, siblings Janet Lee Foster, and Billy E. Thomas, and half sister Billie Jean Thomas.

Mr. Thomas is survived by grandson Tristin Thomas; siblings Tom and spouse Miyoko Thomas, Betty Finger and spouse Dwight, Joyce Lynch and spouse Jerry, Patricia Hernandez and spouse Jesse, and sister-in-law, Linda Thomas; half-brothers, Ronald and Robert Thomas; half-sisters, Bonnie, Brenda, Barbara, and Joyce Ann, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A private service was held in Mariposa.