May 172013

David Thomas, 63, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013, in Phoenix. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. (MST) on Saturday, May 18, at the Pentecostal Church of God in Holbrook, with Pastor Jerry Keams officiating. Interment will follow in the Holbrook City Cemetery.
He was born on Nov. 25, 1949, in Indian Wells. His maternal clan was the Big Water People and his paternal clan was the Towering House People.
David was a journeyman carpenter and he used his skills to build many things. He enjoyed doing ranch work in Indian Wells and watching John Wayne movies. Mostly he enjoyed his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his four daughters, Jolene Thomas, Silena Thomas, Davina Thomas and Delphina Thomas, all of Phoenix; four sisters, Anna Billie of Phoenix, Helen Yazzie Johnson of Indian Wells, Suzie Lake of Black Mesa and Mori Judge of Indian Wells; three brothers, Jerry Thomas of Indian Wells, Davis Thomas of Santa Fe, N.M., and Jeff Thomas of Holbrook; and six grandchildren.
Greer’s Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.