42 year old Donald Wayne Thomas of Athens, Alabama and formerly of DeKalb County died Saturday at his residence. He was born in Liberty. He worked at Athens-Limestone Hospital as a Paramedic. He taught EMT at Calhoun Community College. He was an independent dealer for the Clark Vault Company. A graveside service will be Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at Gatlin Cemetery in Athens, Alabama. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the McConnell Funeral Home in Athens, Alabama. He is survived by his wife, Caprice S. Thomas of Athens Alabama. His son, Jonathon Thomas of Tennessee. His father-in-law, Wallace DeVore of Madison, Alabama. His mother-in-law, Sue DeVore of Madison, Alabama. A sister, Teena Street of Tennessee. An uncle, Ricky Duke of Tennessee. A brother-in-law, Christopher DeVore and his wife Anna of Madison, Alabama. Five nieces, a nephew, a great niece, and several friends also survive. McConnell Funeral Home in Athens, Alabama is in charge of the arrangements.