Harry Earl Thomas, age 93, of Oak Ridge, passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Briarcliff Health Care Center.
He was born June 30, 1920, in Chattanooga, the son of William Nelson Thomas and Essie Mae Gates Thomas.
Mr. Thomas was a retired captain from the Oak Ridge Police Department, serving for 39 years. He began in 1944, entering into the Guard, which was a civilian police department controlled by the military.
He was a longtime member of Robertsville Baptist Church and a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks #1684. As a pastime, he always enjoyed working in his yard. [Read more…]