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Michael Shaun Thomas

May 4, 1979 — July 24, 2023


Michael “Shaun” Thomas, age 44, of Knoxville, passed away Monday, July 24, 2023, after a tragic motorcycle accident. He was born May 4, 1979, in Knoxville TN to Johnny and Jennifer Thomas. Shaun was a beloved son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, leaving behind cherished memories for all who had the pleasure of knowing him. 

Shaun lived life to the fullest and enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his daughters Heavyn and Brooklyn. He loved outdoor activities including lake trips, fishing, and riding motorcycles.

He is preceded in death by his father, Johnny Thomas, stepfather Steve Buckner, grandfathers Louis Humphrey and Joe Hubbs,  grandmother Joyce Thomas, uncles Jeff Humphrey and Mike Thomas, aunts Vickie Thomas and Kim Porter, cousin Jason Hubbs Jr.

He leaves behind his daughters Heavyn and Brooklyn Thomas, grandsons Bentlee and Jazten, mothers of his children, Angela Hickman and Crystal Thomas, mother Jennifer Thomas, grandmother Jewel Hubbs, brother Daniel (Melanie) Thomas, sister Kayla (Eric) Adams, nephews Nathan and Cayden Thomas, Jaxon Adams, nieces Maisie and Jolie Adams. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and special friends who all meant so much to him. He will be greatly missed by all.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday, July 28, 2023, from 5:00pm until time of memorial service at 7:00pm at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel.

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