William Douglas Thomas, 68, of Frostburg passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Winchester Medical Center.
Born June 14, 1944 in Frostburg, Md. He was the son of the late William Milton Thomas and Madelyn (Bender) Thomas.
Doug assisted his parents in operating the T&S Drug Store in Frostburg. He graduated from Beall High School and Frostburg State College. Doug earned a Masters Degree in Social Work from West Virginia University. He retired from the Department of Social Services where he supervised the Foster Care and Adoption Programs. Doug currently worked as a substitute librarian for the Allegany County Library system and also volunteered at the Rest Assured Living Center.
Doug had many life long friends. He was especially close to Kay Bageant and Oliver Breitenbach who were with him at the time of his death.
Surviving are four cousins, Ralph P. Bender, Frostburg, Martha Lashbaugh, Eckhart, Catherine Abbott and husband Allan, Taneytown and Celine Kropff and husband Ernie, Silver Spring.
Internment will be at Frostburg Memorial Park.
Memorials in honor of Doug can be directed to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 34 W. Main St. Frostburg, MD 21532, Rest Assured Living Center, 1137 Shirlleys Hollow Rd., Meyersdale, Pa 15552, Allegany Co. Animal Shelter, 716 Furnace St. Cumberland Md, 21502, and Ark of Hope Animal Rescue, 13400 Arctic Ridge Lane, Oldtown, Md 21532.