Robert Frederick Thomas, 61, of New Bern, died on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his home.
He was born in Iowa City, Iowa, and was raised in Charleston, S.C. He graduated from Trident Technical College and retired from Cherry Point in 2011. He was a member of James Island Masonic Lodge No. 396 AMF.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Cotten Funeral Home and Crematory, New Bern.
He is survived by his wife, June A. Thomas; his parents, Paul F. Thomas of Nevada, and Cecelia Baerwolf of Maryland; three daughters, Jennifer Villaneuva of Jacksonville, Johnnie Antonette Margiotta of Charleston, S.C., and Marian Margiotta Frazier of Flat Rock; one brother, Michael Thomas of Alaska; two sisters, Theresa Mercer of Maryland and Linda Ecker of Delaware; and two grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to www.malebreastcancer.org or Male Breast Cancer, 120 Nebraska Circle, Sebastian, FL 32958.