Member Death Notice
James Joseph Thomas
7/24/50 – 1/12/18
TFC (Ret.) James Joseph Thomas passed away at his home in Prescott Valley, AZ on January 12th after a lengthy battle with cancer. Jim was 68. Before joining MSP, Jim served several combat tours in Viet Nam as a US Army assault helicopter pilot. Jim entered the Maryland State Police Academy’s 101st class in July of 1990 as one of 4 helicopter pilots and 12 paramedics destined for the Aviation Division. After completing field training at Barrack “B” Jim was assigned to Trooper 3 where he served until his retirement in 2007. After his retirement, Jim moved to Arizona with his wife Carol.
His family thanks everyone for their prayers and asks that you allow time for them to grieve in private.
In lieu of flowers consider making a contribution in his honor to Good Samaritan Society Prescott Hospice https://www.good-sam.c
om/foundation/donate or Community Ministry International http://cmi-minis tries.org/brother-walt/ (WALT EDMANMINISTRY ) PO BOX 1245 TEMPE AZ 85280
Memorial service information to follow in the days to come.