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William Gourley (Bill) "Scotty" Thomas, Sr

Birthplace: <Muirkirk,Ayr,Scotland>
Death: Died in McHenry, McHenry, Illinois
Place of Burial: Woodland Cemetery McHenry, McHenry, Illinois
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Mullin (Eddie) Thomas and Martha A./Cunning 'Mattie, Mat' Kirkwood
Husband of Margaret Mary (Maggie) Hall / Halls
Father of William (Bill) Gourlay Thomas, Jr.; Edward John (Ed) Thomas and <private> Thomas
Brother of Annie Kirkwood Schaad; Micheal Thomas; <private> Paterson (Thomas); <private> Thomas; Janet Walker M Muir and 2 others
Half brother of Annie Kirkwood Schaad

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Bur...
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About William Gourley (Bill) "Scotty" Thomas, Sr

Year: 1954; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715; Microfilm Roll: 8484; Line:6;

  • Name: William Yourlay (Gourlay) Thomas
  • Arrival Date: 29 Jul 1954
  • Ethnicity/ Nationality: British (English)
  • Travel Doc. No. I 486895
  • Decl. No. 5637405
  • Baggage: 1 trunk 3 suitcases
  • Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
  • Port of Arrival: New York, New York
  • Ship Name: American Builder

William G. "Scotty" Thomas, age 87, of McHenry passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2016, at his home with his family by his side.

William was born on March 7, 1928, in Scotland the son of Edward and Martha (Kirkwood) Thomas. He married his late wife Margaret on March 7, 1953, in Muirkirk-Ayshire, Scotland.

William was an avid golfer and Premiere League Football enthusiast. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his son, Alexander Thomas of Austin, TX; his grandchildren, Eilesh, Caley, Shea, Zane, Kyle and Eric; his great-grandchildren, Macander, Garnet and Graham; also surviving are his sisters, Jean, Helen and Agnes.

William was preceded in death by his wife; his two sons, Edward and William Thomas

Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory 591 Ridgeview Dr. McHenry IL. Funeral service will be at 2:00pm also at the funeral home. Interment will be at Woodland Cemetery in McHenry.

In Lieu of Flowers memorial donations in William's name may be directed to Jimmy V Foundation www. jimmyv. org or mail to 106 Towerview Court, Cary, NC 27513

For more information contact the funeral home at 815-385-0063 or log onto www. colonialmchenry.com

Published in the Northwest Herald on Feb. 8, 2016

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William Gourley (Bill) "Scotty" Thomas, Sr's Timeline

March 7, 1928
May 22, 1957
Age 29
Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois
March 26, 1960
Age 32
Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois
February 7, 2016
Age 87
McHenry, McHenry, Illinois
February 10, 2016
Age 87
Woodland Cemetery McHenry, McHenry, Illinois