Russell John Thomas

April 25, 1930 - August 20, 2020

Russell John Thomas, 90, a resident of Lake Suzy, FL for the past 30 years, formerly of Bonita Springs, FL and Fraser, MI, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020 in North Fort Myers, FL. He was born April 25, 1930 in Pontiac, MI to Raymond and Etheline Thomas, now deceased.

Russell was of the Christian faith and served in the United States Airforce. He was ale to enjoy retirement at an early age to begin his second career of golfing. He and Liz enjoyed travelling via their airplane, motorhome, cruises, and driving the U.S.A.

He is survived by his loving daughter, Diane Jadzinski (David) of DeWitt, MI; brother, Carl Thomas of Lapeer, MI; two grandchildren, Crystal and Zack; four great grandchildren, Heather, Tres, Zoey, and Henryk; three great great grandchildren, Michael, Mason, and Mikalea; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Russell was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Joan Elizabeth “Liz” Thomas in 2019; two daughters, Patty MacKew and Debbie Ball; grandson, Brandon Jadzinski; siblings, Phyllis Balma and Clayton Thomas; as well as a sister in law, Joann Thomas.

Memorial Services with Military Services will be held at a later date at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL 34241. Details to be announced via

Memorial Contributions in memory of Russell John Thomas are suggested to Hope Hospice, 9470 Healthpark Cir., Ft Myers, FL 33908.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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