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Gregory Wayne Thomas, 69, of Cincinnati, Ohio fell asleep in death on Thursday, November 24, 2022 at his residence.

Gregory was born on October 26, 1953 to Robert and Izola Thomas in Cincinnati, Ohio. After graduating from Hughes High School in 1972, he went on to work at various occupation one of which was at Ohio Knife Company. Due to an injury on the job, he had to seek other employment. Gregory’s favorite occupation was as an auto mechanic, a field which he endeavored to do the rest of his life. He was quite well known around the community and city for his expertise in the trade, to which he gained great pride! Even with failing health, he always made time to help others. His voice always had a smile to it no matter when you talked to him!

In 1976 Gregory married Gail Mack and went on to have two children, Deidre and Derek Thomas and stepson, Lamon Mack. He has two grandchildren from Deidre (Denaisha & Christian) and one grandchild from Derek (Demajai).

Gregory’s favorite hobby was fishing, something his father also enjoyed immensely. He was very happy with this part of his life and took pride in helping others in this craft.

Gregory was predeceased by his parents, Robert & Izola, sister, Cynthia Parr and brother, Kenneth Franks. He is survived by his sisters, Sharon Thomas, Kimberly Napier, Beverly Thomas, Lisa Davis and Lena Partin; brothers, Robert Thomas, Jr., Jeffery Thomas, Brian Thomas and Shawn Thomas. He is also survived by his uncle Henry (Effie), several nieces, nephews, cousins and three grandchildren.

No services will be held. The family requests donations be made to The American Diabetes Association, a cause which affected many of his loved ones.

Professional Services Entrusted to W.E. Lusain Funeral Home

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