JAMES WILLIAM THOMAS of Leisuretowne, Southampton, N.J., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 11th, 2021 at the age of 83 years. Born in Plymouth, PA, he is the son of the late Cecil James & Dorothy (nee Hodgson) Thomas and has resided in Southampton since 2003 moving there from Long Valley, NJ. James was a Electrical Engineer for Lucent Technologies in Whippany, NJ and was a member of the Shawnee Baptist Church in Shamong, NJ. He is the Beloved Husband of Mary Ellen (nee Deibel) Thomas of Southampton, NJ and the Loving Father of Judi Padilla (Frank) of Tabernacle, NJ, Susan Broadwater (Steve) of Greer, SC and Dotty Ashley (Alan) of Walkersville, MD. He is the grandfather of Celenia Joy Padilla, Isaac Padilla (Hayley), Stephen Broadwater Jr., the late William Broadwater, Erin Ballentine (Andy) and Andrew Ashley. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Friday, Feb. 19th, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM and on Saturday from 9:00 – 10:00 AM at the BRADLEY & STOW FUNERAL HOME, 127 Medford-Mt. Holly Road, Medford, NJ, where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 10:00 AM. Friends may view the live stream of the funeral services the following link: http://webcast.funeralvue.com/events/viewer/48004
Interment will follow in the Parkview Cemetery @ Kirby’s Mill in Medford, NJ. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to either Americas Keswick, 601 Rt. 530, Whiting, NJ 08759 or to New Life Island, 990 River Road, Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972. (www.BradleyStow.com)
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