Raleigh Frank Thomas Des Moines Raleigh Frank Thomas, 69, died on Friday, October 14, 2016 at the Iowa Veterans Home. He was born January 15, 1947 in Des Moines and raised by his grandmother, Jessie. Raleigh served in the US Marine Corp during the Vietnam War and was a truck driver for most of his life, Raleigh is survived by his wife, Shawn; children, Michelle (Greg) Andrew, Joseph (Thais) Thomas, Ronda, Tracey, Anthony, and Kiara; grandchildren, Joseph Andrew and Sophia Thomas; and a host of other family and friends. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, with interment to follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com .
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