Col. Jay P. Thomas

  • Born: July 29, 1922
  • Died: January 23, 2019
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas

Porter Loring Mortuary North

2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
Tel. (210) 495-8221

Tribute & Message From The Family

Col. Jay P. Thomas, U.S.A (RET)., 96, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 surrounded by his family in San Antonio, TX. Born on July 29, 1922 in Springfield, IL. He retired in 1968 from the Department of Defense from the Pentagon to join Thomas J. Lipton as well as Brookshire Hathaway in senior management. He went on to became Vice President of Merrill Lynch in San Diego, CA. He completed his Master's Degree in Business Administration from George Washington University and graduated from the United States Army Command and General Staff College. Col. Thomas served in World War II and Vietnam. He is survived by his two children, his two grandchildren and his companion.

Interment with Full Military Honors in Arlington National Cemetery date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Temple and Toys for Toys for Tots.


Condolence & Memory Journal

God Bless you Uncle Jay. I know you are with your brother having a good old time. Love you always Jayne Ellen

Posted by Jayne Holmes - Pahrump, NV - Family   February 16, 2019

My deepest was a great honor to know Mr. THOMAS.

Posted by Ben Rodriguez - San Antonio, TX - Friend   February 02, 2019

Jay was a wonderful person, funny, and compassionate! He will be sorely missed! I am praying for comfort and peace in your grief! God Bless you all!

Posted by Joyce Barry - Silverdale, WA - Family Friend   January 31, 2019

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