Sep 3, 2010
by WLJ

Robert Floyd Thomas
better place. He served as president of the Nevada Farm Bureau for After a life of service to country, many years and always took an in- community and family, Robert Floyd terest in local and global agricultural Thomas died Aug. 4, peacefully, after a long illness in Paradise Valley. issues. He believed in community in He was 89 years old. In passing, he a way people seldom do and was joins his beloved wife, Linnea, and always willing to help his neigh- son Keith. He is survived by his bors. devoted daughter, Marilyn; his While he was extremely intelli- daughter-in-law, Jean; his three gent, business savvy, funny, and granddaughters, Cheryl, Kristec, generous, Thomas was humble. He and Hillie; and his great-grand- used humor to make light of his daughters, Bailee and Bryce. numerous accomplishments and After an accomplished military was reluctant to advise others. He career and success as a California was a true man of honor and he will dairyman, Thomas chose Paradise never be forgotten. Valley as his home nearly 60 years Thomas was laid to rest with his ago. Even as a young man, he knew wife and son at the Paradise Valley the value of hard work, integrity and Cemetery and a celebration of his honor. He spent every day working life was held Aug. 10 at the Paradise to make this ranch and the valley a Valley Community Park.