Robert Thomas, of Newburgh, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. He was 87.
The son of the late Walter H. and Marie (Brothers) Thomas, Robert was born in Syracuse, NY on May 4, 1931.
Robert proudly served his country in the US Army. In his early years, Robert was Dean of Admissions at Paul Smith’s College, Paul Smith, NY. He was a very active member of the Moulton Memorial Baptist Church, Newburgh.
Survivors include one sister, Barbara J. Hendricks of Virginia and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by one sister, Shirley Steck.
Cremation took place at Cedar Hill Crematory.
Private burial of cremains will take place in the family plot at the Oakwood Cemetery in Syracuse, NY.