Thomas Washington, 76 of Reids Grove, departed this life on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at his home. He was born August 9, 1934 in Virginia son of the late Johnnie & Lucille Cook. He was educated in the public schools of Wicomico County and was employed as a Heavy Equipment Operator for IA Construction Company. Mr. Washington was a member of Zoar United Methodist Church. He was an active member of the United Methodist Men, The Men's Choir and the Trustee Board. He truly enjoyed the outdoors. His hobbies were fishing, hunting wild game and working in the yard. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, French Washington Jr. Mr. Washington is survived by his wife of 39 years, Helen Washington; sons, Ray Washington (Tammie) and Reggie Coleman; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; one aunt, Ovida Fisher ; a sister in-law, Mary Hayes; a brother in-law, Ollie Coleman (Pearl); a niece, Francine Gates; a nephew, Derrick Washington, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011 1pm at Zoar United Methodist Church Maiden Forest Rd Rhodesdale, MD with a viewing Friday evening 6-8pm at the church. Interment in Reids Grove Cemetery. Condolences sent to www.henryfuneralhomepa.com.