Bobby Lee Thomas, 82, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away June 4, 2013 after a brief illness at McAlister, Oklahoma Medical Center. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Ida Nell Thomas, two daughters, Donna Younes and husband Jim of Greenwood, Arkansas and Debora Thomas of Greenwood and also numerous nieces and nephews. He was a retired Engineer with Hughes Aircraft of Fullerton, California and Korean War Veteran serving in the United States Air Force in the Strategic Air Command. A lifetime member of the NRA and an avid waterfowl hunter, a member of United Methodist Church of Greenwood. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project or Paralyzed Veterans of America. Funeral Service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, at First Baptist Church in Greenwood, AR. Family will greet friends 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday at Lewis Funeral Chapel Fort Smith. Interment will be 10:00 AM Monday at The United States National Cemetery in Fort Smith, AR. To leave an online condolence go to