Dwight Cullen Thomas (79)

Enfield, Illinois
Birth: March 24, 1944
Death: December 12, 2023

Dwight Cullen Thomas, 79, of Enfield, Illinois, died Tuesday, December 12, 2023, Veteran Administration Hospital in Marion, Illinois. He was born March 24, 1944, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Ray Moore Thomas and Nanie Geneva (Cullen) Thomas.

Dwight was a United States Army Veteran and served during the Vietnam War. He worked with anything electronic. He enjoyed working with computers, scanners, short wave radios and inventing things. He thoroughly enjoyed talking with people.

Survivors include son Christopher (Anna) Thomas of Creal Springs, Illinois; daughter Barbara Ann Thomas of Saco, Maine; sister Sharon Croom of Rolla, Missouri.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and sister Ellen Thomas Morris.

In keeping with Dwight’s wishes, his remains were cremated and there are no services.

Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi, Illinois, is assisting the family.

Visitation: No Visitation
Service: No Service

6 thoughts on “Dwight Cullen Thomas”

  1. so sorry to hear about our friend DeWayne but if he was born in 1949 he would have been only 73 cause I was born in 1949 too

  2. Prayers to the Thomas family, Sorry to hear about Dwight passing, I’ve known Dwight as long as i can remember, what a man he was.. If he wasn’t doing something he was about to do something, i remember he loved telling jokes and cut’n up.. I do know he was into many things in his life, a smart man and could do almost anything. I used to live on the hill with my brother and ole Dwight would keep it lively at times. Not all was true but he was a man full of knowledge, he will be missed by those that knew him..

  3. So sorry to hear of Dwight’s passing. He was certainly a character, and will be remembered for a long time. Visited with him last Mule Day. Never really recovered from losing lady friend a few years back.

  4. LULA F ZIMMERMANN( Grant)

    I am so sorry to see that “Bootlegger” passed away. I bet he his having a hay day in heaven with all of his
    CB Radio Buddies that are up there with him. I am so sure that he will be missed greatly. I miss the good ole days when I talked with him and my father on the CB Radio all of the time when I was a young child.

    Sorry to hear of his passing Barb and Christopher.

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