Charles “Doodle” H. Thomoson, 82, of Tifton passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Tifton Health and Rehabilitation Center. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 27, 2020, at Brighton Road Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Clark Harden officiating. Mr. Thomoson will be laid to rest at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, January 27, 2020, at Brighton Road Baptist Church from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Ronnie Brooks, Steve Tucker, Seth Thomoson, Jeremy Thomoson, Jason Thomoson, Robert Doolan, Brian Petsch and Danny Sterling will serve as pallbearers.
Mr. Thomoson was born November 30, 1937 in Tift County to the late Charles H. Thomoson and Sara Lee Thomoson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Ewing; his brother, Sonny Thomoson; and his first wife, Linda Thomoson. Mr. Thomoson graduated from Tifton High School in 1955 and attended Auburn University and Georgia Southwestern. He was a member of Brighton Road Baptist Church, where he also served as a deacon. He was retired from Georgia Power Company as a resident engineer and also worked at Southern Heritage. He had lived all of his life in Tift County. Mr. Thomoson loved the Lord, his wife and family. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, cooking for people and loved playing football. He had a heart for animals.
Mr. Thomoson is survived by his wife, Sara Frances Hayes Thomoson, to whom he was married for six years; his sister, Sally Thomoson Smith; his children, Pepper Thomoson, Todd and Paula Thomoson, Kelly and Pat Stone, Larry and Allison Popp, Jeff and Kristy Hayes and Mark and Laing Hayes; his grandchildren, Brittany and Brian Petsch, Seth Thomoson and Kyra Fackler, Robert Doolan, Jeremy Thomoson, JoAnna Thomoson and Jason Thomoson; six step-grandchildren; his great-grandchildren, Mason Petsch and Thomas Petsch; and three step great-grandchildren.