W. Rodney Thomas, 47

Published 5:26 pm Tuesday, August 12, 2014

MASSACHUSETTS, August 12 — W. Rodney Thomas, 47, of Mattapoisett, MA went home with the Lord on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

Mr. Thomas was a Financial Planner with Morgan Stanley for 23 years. He was a graduate of Monacan High School class of 1984.

He loved life and lived it to the fullest.

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If ever there was a “Mother’s” perfect son, it was Rodney.

Mr. Thomas is survived by the loves of his life, his children, Caroline, Ryon, Dylon and Drew, all of Mattapoisett; his parents, Linwood and Agnes Thomas of Richmond; a brother, David Thomas and his wife, Lauri of Mechanicsville; and a sister, Debra Durocher and her husband, Troy of Fredericksburg. He was the grandson of Stuart and Lottie Thomas, and Aubrey and Bertha Toney of Buckingham.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 17 at 2 p.m. in the Bethlehem Baptist Church, 9600 Midlothian Pike, Richmond. The family will receive guests from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service.

Remembrances may be made to the Bethlehem Baptist Church, the Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place Boston, MA 02215 or the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins University, JHU/Development Business Services, Attn: Gift Processing Supervisor, 3910 Keswick Road N2100 Baltimore, Maryland 21211.

For online guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com

Saunders-Dwyer Funeral Home, Massachusetts, is in charge of arrangements.