Garry Brian Thomas, 50, of Epping, NH died unexpectedly on March 16, 2017. He was born in Wales, in the United Kingdom on July 2, 1966, beloved son of Brian and Valerie Thomas.
Garry grew up in Cwmfelinfach, a small village in South Wales. He attended Pontlanfraith Comprehensive School and was a graduate of Crosskeys College in 1982 where he studied industrial welding. He worked nearly 20 years at Llanwern Steelworks (Tata Steel) as a crane operator in Newport, Wales, where he made many life-long friends. Additionally, Kawasaki sponsored him to ride Enduros for the UK for three years, before he moved to the United States in 2004. He worked in sales for many years before working as an industrial generator mechanic at Weld Power in Massachusetts. He married the love of his life, Pamela Bishop in his homeland of Wales on August 11, 2014. Garry had many hobbies that he enjoyed; motorcycles, snowmobiles, RC planes, and most especially he loved his saltwater fish tanks!
In addition to his parents of Cwmfelinfach, Wales, Garry is survived by his wife, Pamela Thomas of Epping, NH. His immediate family in Wales include one daughter, Jade Thomas, one son, Jamie Thomas and his wife Sarah, and three grandchildren, Kyle Thomas, Mia Thomas and Lexi Thomas. He also leaves his sister-in-law, Lisa Johnson of S. China, ME; his brother-in-law, John Johnson of S. China, ME; three nieces, Kinsey Johnson, Lexi Johnson, and Meagan Johnson all of S. China, ME; and his nephew, Aidan Witt of Acton, ME, along with many friends here in the U.S. and across the pond in the UK who loved him very much.
A time of visitation will be on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant St., Epping, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the NHSPCA, PO Box 196, Stratham, NH 03885 or www.nhspca.org.