William J. Thomas, 50, Altoona, died Wednesday afternoon at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
He was born in Gallitzin, son of the late James Kenneth and Barbara L. (Wright) Thomas.
Surviving are his fiancee, Patricia Irvin of Lewistown; and a son, Justin Thomas of Gallitzin.
William was the owner of W.T. Companies Inc., and he was Catholic by faith.
Friends will be received from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.
Memorials in William's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 123 S. Sparks St., State College, PA 16801.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at hellerhoenstinefuneral
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