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Gene Long Thomas: Loris

1941 – 2021

     Gene Long Thomas of Loris passed away on Wednesday, June 9, at Conway Medical Center. He was 79.

     Born Nov. 20, 1941, he was the son of the late Charles Allison Thomas, Sr., and the late Margaret Ruth Long Thomas.

    Mr. Thomas served his country with courage and honor in the United States Army. After the Army he worked with UPS until his retirement and was a member of Buck Creek Baptist Church.

     Survivors include his brother, Charles Allison Thomas, Jr. and wife Rampey of Clemson; sister-in-law Shelba Thomas of Columbia; six adoring nieces; and many loving extended family members.

In addition to his parents Mr. Thomas was predeceased by a brother, Horace Thomas; and a niece, Amy Johanssen.

     A memorial graveside service was planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Larry Allen officiating.

     Family planned to receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the service.

     Memorials may be made to Buck Creek Baptist Church, 11483 Hwy. 905 North, Longs, SC 29658.

     A guest register is available here.