Thomas Paul O'Nan
Funeral Time: Friday, January 14th at 10:00AM
Thomas Paul O’Nan, 78, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 at his home surrounded by family. Born July 2, 1943 in Lexington, Kentucky he was the husband of Doris DeRosett O’Nan for 53 years. He is survived by daughters Laura O. (Steve) Menefee and Elizabeth O. (Michael) Lewis, and son Adam T. (Colleen) O’Nan, daughter-in-law Sarah S. O’Nan; his 11 Grandchildren, Alex Lewis, Nicholas Lewis, Emma Lewis, Avery O’Nan, Kennedy O’Nan, Stephen Menefee, Christian Menefee, Olivia O’Nan, Jackson O’Nan, Catherine O’Nan, and Isabel O’Nan; and 2 Great-Grandchildren, Thomas Lewis and Owen Menefee; sister Sophia O. Carey. He was preceded in death by his parents John B. and Helen O’Nan, son Jonathan P. O’Nan, and his brothers Peter S. O’Nan and James B. O’Nan. In 1961, as a senior in High School, he enlisted in the USMC Reserves. He served for 21 years where he achieved many metals and accomplishments including a National Championship for sharp shooting and playing taps for military funerals. He was a very accomplished and successful business owner. He owned/operated J.B. O’Nan Glass Co., a family owned business until retiring in 1995. Some of his many achievements across the state included The Festival Market and Central Bank Building in downtown Lexington to mention a few. After retirement, he later enjoyed day-trading for many years. In his spare time he was an avid fisherman, farmer, and poker player. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and grandkids as much as possible. He was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church and Lexington Marine Corp League. Pallbearers will be Adam O’Nan, Alex Lewis, Nicholas Lewis, Stephen Menefee, Trent DeRosett, Tom O’Nan, Tony O’Nan, Mike O’Nan, Dean O’Nan, Gary Rice. Honorary Pallbearers are Johnny O’Nan, Bob Lynch, David Woods, Ken Wells and Silas Mason. Visitation will be on Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, 463 E. Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky.
Funeral service will be on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. also at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home on Main Street. Military Burial will immediately follow at Lexington Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Lexington Marine Corp League, c/o Kathy Mattingly, P.O. Box 675, Harrodsburg, KY 40330 or Holy Mother Queen of All Greek Orthodox Church, 3001 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington, KY 40502.