Thomas was born in Santa Monica California on December 16, 1957 to Ronald and JoAnn Bamrick. They moved to Chromo Colorado and had the Chromo Store, filling station, restaurant and post office. Thomas went to school and graduated in Pagosa Springs. He was an emergency first responder for 25 years. Thomas helped out at the Pagosa Hospital and was very proud of his profession and was very good at it too. He liked to hike and had a cat named Sarah who was the love of his life. Thomas liked to play cards, chess and solitaire on his laptop. All that knew Thomas loved his sense of humor. Thomas and Rose Mary were married on September 28, 2019. He is survived by his wife Rose Mary Bamrick, his father Ronald Bamrick, cousins and close friends.