Gary Neal Thomas, 64, of Fort Smith, Arkansas, passed from this life on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 in his home in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was born Oct. 2, 1953 in Paris, Arkansas to Levaun and Joy (Goodson) Thomas.

Gary was retired from Today’s Kids in Booneville after 30 years. He was a member of the Glendale Baptist Church. Gary was an avid fisherman, loved coaching all of his kid’s sports, and taking care of others. But above all he loved spending time with his family especially his grandkids.

He is preceded in death by his father, Levaun Thomas.

Funeral service is set for 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 at the Glendale Baptist Church near Booneville, with burial in Glendale Cemetery, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday evening at Roberts Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Gretchen of the home; three daughters, Kristy Woodruff (Nathan) of Bentonville, Arkansas, Nichole McClennahan and Audrey Thomas both of Fort Smith; two sons, Jeremy Thomas (Tammy) of San Antonio, Texas and Casey Thomas of Rogers, Arkansas; his mother and stepfather, Joy and Charles Bowden of Booneville; two sisters, Sandra Hefley (Tommy) of Ratcliff and Susan Kendall (Matt) of Las Vegas, Nevada; one brother, Tim Thomas (Helen) of Greenwood; other relatives and friends.