Alfred S. Thomas, 89, of Arcade, passed away January 16, 2018 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital.
Alfred was born in Parsons, Kansas on May 16, 1928.
Alfred worked as a machine operator for the Robinson Knife Factory in Springville. He was an avid birdwatcher and loved to watch Gunsmoke.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Florence who passed away in 2008, two brothers and one sister.
Alfred is survived by his children Dennis (Jean) Thomas of Arcade and Susan (Dave) Smith of Eagle; a sister; grandchildren Amy (Shane) Armatys, Stephanie Forrester, Riley (Erin) Thomas, Lydia (Jared) Dziedzic, Brian (Ling) Smith and Erica (Dave) Potts, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to the Arcade Fire Department, 145 North St., Arcade, NY 14009.