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Greg Thomasson

June 10, 1933 ~ September 26, 2019 (age 86)
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Greg Thomasson, 86, of Morehead City, passed away Thursday, September 26­, 2019, at Crystal Bluff Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at First United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Powell Osteen. Interment will follow at Bayview Cemetery.

Greg was an amazing man who lived a fulfilled life. He honorably served our country in the United States Marine Corps where he held the rank of 1st Lieutenant. He was a faithful member of First United Methodist and was a past member of the Elk's Lodge in Morehead City. Greg obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from the University of Arkansas State. During high school, at A & O (Altamahaw and Ossipee) Greg played football achieving All Conference and All State honors. His incredible athletic talent afforded him the opportunity to play football in Marine Corps and the opportunity to try out for the St. Louis Cardinals. As the years went on, he traded the football field for the golf course and was known to be an avid golfer. Gardening was another interest for Greg, he kept his yard immaculate and enjoyed the beauty of his gardening.

He is survived by his son, Will Pratt of South River; sisters, Dawn Troxler and Sue Massey and husband Bernie, all of Burlington; brothers, Nick Thomasson of Columbia, SC and Tripp Thomasson and wife Teresa of Irmo, SC; sister-in-law, Nadine Thomasson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Garner Thomasson; parents, Paul and Alice Thomasson; daughter, Sandy Pratt Jones; brothers, Homer Thomasson, Dan Thomasson and Jim Thomasson; sisters-in-law, Mildred Thomasson and Nancy Thomasson; brother-in-law, Paul Troxler; and fury companion, Cleo.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Munden Funeral Home.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations may be sent to First United Methodist Church at 900 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City, NC. 

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