Lavernon Thomas 79 of Sharpsburg pass away Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Saint Joseph Hospital in Mt. Sterling. He was born July 7, 1938 in Bath County to Jessie and Anna Thomas. He was a member of the Bethesda Church and Grace Fellowship Tabernacle. He was a farmer and enjoyed everything life had to offer. He loved fishing, watching softball and cheering for the Kentucky Wildcats but most of all spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Christine Thomas of Sharpsburg, son Lavernon Thomas JR of Olympia, daughter Linda Willoughby and husband Charlie of Owingsville, five grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a sister Charlene Tapp and husband Bill of Sharpsburg. He was preceded in death by his parents Jessie and Anna Thomas and a brother David Thomas. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Sugar Grove Christian Church in Owingsville with Bro. James Paul Humphries and Bro. Francis Nash officiating. Friends may visit Thursday from 6 till 9 PM at the church. Burial will be in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Sharpsburg. Pallbearers are Chris Thomas, Andrew Willoughby, Nelson Wayne Humphries, William Loyer, Richard Willoughby and Allen Richardson. Honorary pallbearers are Leeann Patton, Kayla Loyer, Timmy Caldwell, Willard Clem, Bill Tapp, Billy Tapp and Robbie Patton. Grayson Funeral Home in Clay City is in charge of services.