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.