Arthur "Buddy" Thomas, Jr. passed away on January 18, 2018. He was born October 31, 1938 to the late Arthur Thomas, Sr. and Katie Chandler Thomas. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Tolen Wilson Thomas; daughter, Elizabeth (John) Stoudenmire; son, Arthur (Debbie) Thomas, III; brother, Don Thomas; sisters, Evelyn Baxter and Marie Eaton; grandchildren, Randy (Candace) Stoudenmire, Taylor Stoudenmire, Trey (Brittney) Thomas, Jacob Thomas and Brooke Thomas, and great-grandchildren, Randall Stoudenmire, Hunter Stoudenmire and Hadley Thomas. Funeral services will be Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at Sister Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Jonathan Jenkins officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.