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Bill Thomas

May 3, 1944 — October 24, 2018


William Cannon Thomas, better known as Bill, passed away peacefully October 24, 2018 at his home in Jerome, Idaho after a courageous battle with cancer.

Bill was born May 3, 1944 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Philip and Katherine Thomas. After high school graduation Bill joined the US Coast Guard and served four years. Bill was a diesel mechanic and worked for Arlo, retiring in 2011.

Bill enjoyed working with electronics and he loved helping others. He was a devoted NFL Cowboys fan. Bill was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Bill is survived by his sisters, Kathy Johnson of Jerome and Sami Lomax of Palm Springs, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Bob Thomas; and sister, Jackie Barbata.

The family extends a special Thank You to all the great staff at MSTI, Twin Falls Cancer Center, and also the staff from Visions Hospice for their tender care.

Military honors were bestowed on Bill in a private family ceremony.

Bill was loved by his family and friends and will be missed.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family on Bill’s memorial webpage at

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