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Visitation

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Thursday July 29th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Burial

Minneapolis Methodist Church Cemetery
Friday July 30th, 2021

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Visitation

Minneapolis Methodist Church
Friday July 30th, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Funeral Service

Minneapolis Methodist Church
Friday July 30th, 2021
3:00pm

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Rev. Preston Thomas

Preston Thomas III, age 64, passed away on Sunday, July 25,2021 at Cleveland Regional Hospital. He was born to the late Willard Preston Thomas II and Thurlene Jones Thomas, on April 18,1957, in McDowell County, North Carolina.

Preston served as a Methodist Pastor for over 22 years. He never met a stranger. He volunteered over 20 years at Camp Funshine, which is a free camp for special needs children and adults.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 38 years; Grace Thomas; three children, Pam Todd (Chris), Kendall Frye (Jamie) and Melissa Thomas; one brother, Robert Thomas (Tammy) and four grandchildren; Judas Todd, Norah Frye, Levi Frye and Benjamin Frye and a number of nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held on Friday 3:00 p.m. at the Minneapolis Methodist Church, Avery County with the Reverend Jamie Shell and Brian Griffin officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service and one hour prior to the service from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Minneapolis Methodist Church. Interment will be held at the Minneapolis Methodist Church Cemetery.

Family requests that everyone wears a mask and adhere to social distancing.
Flowers are appreciated but memorials can be made to Camp Funshine, 264 Log Cabin Lane, Burnsville, NC 28714.


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Preston Family so sad to see this news. Preston was a dear friend that Randy (resides in heaven as of 3.11.21) and I were so blessed to know. Mary GOD carry you during this time. GOD got another Angel that celebrates walking with JESUS. GOD bless your family

Randy and Virginia Williams Aug 5 2021 3:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Preston Thomas

Virgina and Randy (resides in heaven) Williams Aug 5 2021 3:09 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Preston Thomas

Sammy Kent Aug 3 2021 2:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Preston Thomas

Debbie Wilson Jul 31 2021 10:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Preston Thomas

Karen Sumlin Croom Jul 30 2021 12:55 AM

Sorry for your loss. Keep your faith strong. God doesn't give us more than we can handle. Love Ed, Melissa, and Dominic Thomas

Ed Thomas Jul 29 2021 9:06 PM

Very sorry for your loss. Keep your faith strong....God doesn't give us more than we can handle. Love Ed, Melissa, and Dominic Thomas

Ed Thomas Jul 29 2021 8:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Preston Thomas

Ed Thomas Jul 29 2021 8:53 PM

My dear Preston, I know that Our loving Jesus welcomed you home with " Well done good and faithful servant." You touched so many lives in such a positive way and I know that I shall miss our long talks..Love you. Aunt Karen

Karen thomas Jul 29 2021 6:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Preston Thomas

Delores Revis Jul 29 2021 6:08 PM

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