Bart A. Thomas Sr., 68, of Batavia passed away on Nov. 2, 2021 at United Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Dec. 25, 1952, in Batavia, the fourth child of the late William F. Thomas and Anna L. (Duncan) Thomas.
Bart was an experienced welder and machinist at Batavia Metal Products. He loved all sports, and was an avid Buffalo Bills fan. Bart loved to cook and go to the casino for entertainment. Above all else he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Carmen Thomas; children, William L. Thomas of Batavia, Bart A. (Kathlyn) Thomas, Jr. of Buffalo, Shamarr A. (DJ) Mamula of Washington State and Adam Thomas of Batavia; five grandchildren, Peyton, Patrick, Trey, Lily and Nathanial; mother-in-law, Carmen M. Martinez; siblings, Patricia A. Johnson, Rick A. (Mary Jo) Thomas, Kirk A. Thomas, Rand A. Thomas, Tim A. Thomas, all of Batavia, Vicki A. (Jeff) Shelnut of Alexander, Peggy A. (David) Vasciannie, Billy A. Thomas and Greg A. Thomas, all of Batavia; also survived by his sister-in-law, Anita E. Martinez of Hilton; and brother-in-law, Luis A. Martinez of Batavia; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. A 1:30 p.m. Funeral Service will follow at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 East Main, Batavia, NY 14020. Bart will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Carmen in Bart’s honor. For more information, please call (585) 343-8260 or, to leave a message of condolence, visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020.