James Thomas

Obituary of James Thomas

James C. Thomas, age 59, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Jim was born November 20, 1957 in Wellsville, a son of the late Jack & Virginia (Allen) Thomas. He was a former dry wall employee at Gypson Construction in Rochester. He married Laura Uhl on June 15, 1991; she survives.

Jim enjoyed auto racing; especially racing his own cars, he also enjoyed football, especially the San Francisco Forty-Niners, and NASCAR, especially Dick Trickle.

Jim is survived by his wife of 26 years, Laura; his sister, Kim (Gary) Fuoco; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, close friend Deb McHargue and other dear friends.

There will be no calling. A memorial service will be held 7 pm Tuesday at the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 300 West Naples St., Wayland.

Contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.