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Walter "Buddy" Thomas II

May 25, 1940 ~ August 7, 2022 (age 82)
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Walter “Buddy” Thomas II, 82, of Pine Knoll Shores, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Crystal Bluffs Rehab in Morehead City.

Buddy was a veteran having served in the US Army. He ran several successful businesses in Arlington, VA before he and Diane retired and moved to Pine Knoll Shores in 1997.  Where Buddy would once again open a new business, AA Express Plumbing Services in Atlantic Beach. 

The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 5:00 PM on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Noe-Brooks Funeral Home of Morehead City.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Columbia Gardens Cemetery in Arlington, VA. 

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Diane Thomas of Pine Knoll Shores; son, Walter “Tommy” Thomas III of Annandale, VA; two grandchildren, Anabelle Thomas and Sebastian Thomas; step-daughter, Lori Ehman and husband, Martin of Williston; step-son, Larry Greenwalt and wife, Lisa of King George, VA; and many step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Water and Eileen Thomas.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer’s or Diabetes Research.

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Arrangements by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, NC.

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August 9, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Noe-Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory
201 Professional Circle
Morehead City, NC 28557

Graveside Service
August 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Columbia Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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