Herbert Fay Thomas, 71, of Camdenton, passed away, Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Lake Regional Hospital. He was born, January 26, 1941, the son of Herbert Hadley and Arthelia Fern Britton Thomas, in Fulton, Missouri. Herb was raised in New Bloomfield, Missouri and was a graduate of New Bloomfield High School. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri and a Master's Degree from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri. He worked for 31 years for the Missouri State Highway Patrol and retired at the rank of Zone Sergeant. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Thomas of the home; three children, Kelly Mooney and husband John of Camdenton, Missouri, Clifton Thomas and wife Cassandra of Overland Park, Kansas and Connie Dampier and husband Jason of Camdenton, Missouri; eight grandchildren, John T. Mooney, James Mooney, Kalea Mooney, Alana Thomas, Isaac Thomas, Kylie Dampier, Ali Dampier and Mason Dampier; a sister-in-law, Lynn Thomas of Macon, Missouri and a host of other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David C. Thomas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2012, in Community Christian Church, Camdenton under the direction of Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home. Committal service and burial will be held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday in New Bloomfield Cemetery, New Bloomfield, Missouri. Visitation will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Lake Area Helping Hands or New Bloomfield Cemetery Association and left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.alleeholmanhowe.com.