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Information for Josiah Russel Thomas
3 August, 1878
24 August, 1942
From The Caldwell News-Tribune
Tuesday, 25 August, 1942
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Josiah R. Thomas
Dies At Parma
Home Monday

     Josiah Russel Thomas, 64, died at his home in Parma Monday afternoon.  He was born at Boston, Mass., August 3, 1878, and came to the Parma community in July 1932.
     Survivors include his widow, Daisy Mae Thomas of Parma;  two sons, William Thomas of Parma and Russel Thomas now in service somewhere in Alaska and four grandchildren.
     The body is at the Peckham chapel.  Services will be held at the Community church in Parma Friday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Fred H. Hall in charge.  Burial will be in the Parma cemetery.