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Carol Lynn Thomas
April 19, 1954 ~ July 26, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Lima—Carol Lynn Thomas, born April 19, 1954, age 69, passed away surrounded by loving friends and family after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, July 26. Carol graduated from Van Wert High School in 1972 and began working for United Telephone Company. She worked as a customer service representative for United Telephone (now Century Link) for 45 years. Carol saw the Beatles with her parents, Harry and Phyllis Thomas, on their first American tour in 1964. She was an enthusiastic Beatles fan all her life. Carol was preceded in death by her parents Harry and Phyllis Thomas and her brother-in-law Walter Kuhlhorst. Carol is survived by her brother Hugh Thomas, sister Julie Thomas Kuhlhorst, nephew Eric Thomas, niece Megan Thomas, great nephew Logan, great nieces Abigail and Harper, best friend Teresa Sullivan, friends and coworkers in Lima and Decatur, and beloved pet Black Cat. Join the family for visitation Monday July 31 from 4-6 pm at Brickner Funeral Home 419 S Washington St Van Wert Ohio, to be followed by a service at 6 pm. Carol was a kind caretaker of neighborhood strays, and friends are encouraged to donate in memoriam to the Van Wert County Humane Society in lieu of flowers.