Leo Bernard Thomas, 80, of Golden Valley passed away Dec. 24, 2008, in Phoenix. Born in Los Angeles, he was a WW II U.S. Navy veteran. An Arizona resident since 1976, he was a custom cabinetmaker.
Survivors include his wife, Rita; sons, Mark, Joseph, Steven, Philip, Michael and David; daughters, Anne, Peggy, Patricia and Donna; brother, Joseph; sister, Mary; and 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 30, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 330 W. Coral Gables Drive, Phoenix. Inurnment will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
Menke Funeral Home of Sun City handled arrangements.