FT. DEFIANCE, AZ – The family of beloved veteran PVT Allen Thomas US Army is humbly requesting for a funeral escort on Saturday 1/25/20.
Staging Details for 1/25 Friday
Staging time: 10:45am Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Fort Defiance, Arizona
Destination: Ft. Defiance Veterans Cemetery
Route: Kit Carson Drive to Rt.12 to Ft. Defiance Veterans Cemetery
Allen Thomas served in the U.S. Army between April 16,1963 – March 29, 1966 in which he was honorably discharged. He resided in Blue Canyon, Arizona for the greater part of his life. During his life, he had several different occupations that included, working as a Navajo Nation Police officer, a miner at Kerr-McGee mine, and a custodian at Ft. Defiance Indian Hospital and Window Rock School District.
He left behind 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Of his 16 grandchildren, one has followed in his footsteps in joining both the U.S. Army and becoming a Navajo Nation Police officer. Another has joined the U.S. Army.
On behalf of Navajo Hopi Honor Riders, we send our thoughts and prayers to his family and send our deepest condolences. We whole heartedly thank PVT Allen Thomas for his service in the US Army. May you rest in peace soldier and may you never be forgotten.
Contact: Adriana (granddaughter) 480-494-6440