Milton A. Thomason • September 21, 2017
After an arduous 3 months of trying to recuperate from a broken femur due to a fall, MILTON THOMASON, 89, passed away on Sept. 21, 2017. Preceded in death in 2011 by his loving wife of 61 years, Sarah, to whom he was a very devoted husband. With so much kindness and love he took total care of Sarah for 12 yrs. after her stroke. His family and friends knew him as an exceptionally generous person. We are so proud of him!
Milton was born in Haleyville, AL to John Russell and Alma Thomason along with 2 older brothers, Osborne and John Wayland. He played football for Haleyville High and graduated from there. Friends and classmates affectionately knew him as “Fuzz”. He left Haleyville to join the Army, later switching to the Air Force from which he retired after serving for 22 yrs. While in the military he aquired a new nickname “Tommy” that he was called by his wife and friends throughout the rest of his life.
In 1955 he joined the Free Masons and was a member of the Ferry Pass Masonic Lodge.
After retiring from the Air Force, he moved his family to Pensacola in 1969. Later he retired again from the Escambia County School Board working as a plumber. His residence being 5909 Nashville Ave. until his fall.
Milton is survived and loved by his daughter Paula Armstrong (Robert), his son Jeffrey (Jill), grandsons Jason and Jacob (Amanda) great grandsons Jaxon, Cooper, and Gavin, and nephews.
He was the BEST DADDY anyone could hope for and will be sorely missed until we get to see him again after his resurrection into the restored paradise earth just as Jesus promised. (Psalm 37:11,29)