Victor Daryl Thomas age 60, of Algoma, WV, who departed this life at CAMC, Memorial Division in Charleston, WV on Saturday, November 23, 2019. He was born March 30, 1959 in Welch and the son of the late Bury Lee and Mary Ruth (Johnson) Thomas. He spent most of his life in Algoma, and had lived in Fort Washington, MD and in Maybeury. At the time of his passing, he resided in Bluefield, WV with his fiancee’ and his son. Daryl, Vic or Deacon as he was affectionately referred to by family and friends, had an admiration for life and lived it to the fullest. He was a 1977 graduate of Northfork High School, where he played football and was on the wrestling team. He continued his education at WV Technical College in Montgomery, where he became a member of the Kappa Alpha PSI Fraternity, Inc. He enjoyed working and was employed at Krispy Kreme in Alexandria, VA and Echo Star (Turner Vision) in Bluewell. He was an avid fan of both the PIttsburgh Steelers and ‘Michael Jordan’s’ Chicago Bulls. His most favorite television game shows were Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. Also, he enjoyed the biennial “Rock” reunions.
The wonderful memories of Vic are in the hearts of his sisters: Gladine Barner of Fairmont, WV, Lindell (Charles) Williams of Ft. Washington, MD and Loretta Thomas of Algoma; brothers, Douglas Thomas of Algoma and Kevin (Paula) Thomas of Northfork, WV; fiancee’, Sariena Smith, son Daryl Lamar Thomas and extended family, who lovingly called him “Pops,” Yolanda Smith, Shawntae (David) Boyer, Cherrelle Ware, De’Mari Duncan, Jace and Serenity Boyer all of Bluefield; nieces, Ashley and Courtney Williams and great-niece, MaeKenzie Casey and nephew, Harold Barner and great-nephews, Nicholas and Cameron Barner; nephew, Nathan (Caroline) Barner and great-nephews, Wesley Barner and Hendrix Williams; his Boys: Johnson, Jabo, Dampo, Walt, Slice, Boat, Step, Tony, Curt, Bootsy, Cousin Sport, E. Ivy, T Tom, Grady, and many more; NUPE brothers and a host of other relatives and friends.
Victor’s Homegoing Celebration Service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Mt. Ebenezer Baptist Church in Algoma with the Reverend Timothy Hairston officiating and the Evangelist Gerald Mayhan eulogist.
Interment will follow in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, 6605 New Hope Road in Bluewell. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m., until the time of Service. Services entrusted to Gregory-Page Funeral Home. (to leave online condolences: www,gregory-pagefh.com)