Billy Lee Thomas, 73, Goodman, died Jan. 31, 2013, at his home following a sudden illness.  

Mr. Thomas was born Oct. 1, 1939, and had worked as a tool and dye maker at Sunbeam and Summit Engineering.  

The body has been taken for cremation and a memorial graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the New Salem Cemetery.  
Contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, 64850.  

Cremation services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.  

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