Wayne Thomas, age 82, of Springville, AL went to be with the Lord and his beloved mother "Mama Nell", father "Papa Roy", and sister Mary on February 11th 2023. Wayne worked as a Firefighter, Paramedic, and Registered Nurse. He retired as Captain at the Birmingham Fire Department.
Wayne was a long time member of Cahaba Springs Presbyterian Church and the Alabama Firefighters Association. He was an avid car enthusiast who also enjoyed building and creating projects around his property as well as playing tennis with friends. He was also a fan of Alabama football and the Atlanta Braves.
Wayne was a father and provider to all. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Mary Anne Thomas; sister Elaine Drennan; brothers Morris Thomas, Cooper Thomas, and Steve Thomas; daughters Cindy Brackenbury and Elaine Smith; Grandchildren Dallas Smith, Rachel Richards, Amanda Blakely, Todd Brackenbury and 8 Great Grand Children; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation begins at 10:00am at Cahaba Springs Presbyterian Church(610 Deerfoot Parkway, Trussville, AL) with service at 12:00pm. Gravesite following service at Jefferson Memorial(1591 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL).