William J. Thomas, 50, of Altoona, died at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Hershey Medical Center.
Born on Nov. 4, 1963, in Gallitzin, he was a son of James Kenneth Thomas and the late and Barbara L. (Wright) Thomas.
In addition to his father, William is survived by his fiancee, Patricia Irvin, of Lewistown, and a son, Justin Thomas, of Gallitzin.
William J. Thomas
He was a business owner of W.T. Companies Inc.
William was a Catholic by faith.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.
Memorial donations in William's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 123 S. Sparks St., State College, PA 16801.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.