GOMER — Ross E. Thomas is celebrating his 90th birthday.
He was born June 14, 1928, in Gomer, to Arthur and Leora Thomas. On May 24, 1951, he married Joan Lloyd.
He has three children, Don (Lee) Thomas, of Tucson, Arizona, Marty (Deb) Thomas, of Elida, and Pat (Russell) Sharrits, of Vaughnsville. They have five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He retired from AEP Ohio and remains active on his farm. Other than his two-year period of service in the Army, he has lived near Gomer his entire life.