Central Carolina People@Work: Tim Thomas
NAME: Tim Thomas
FAMILY: The Thomas Clan
POSITION: Butcher — Thomas & Sons Butcher Shop
What is your favorite movie? Sweet November
Is there a hobby you can’t live without? My yard work
Is there an item or collectible you hold dear? Smith & Wesson 45 Cal. Auto.
Where would someone be most likely to find you on a Saturday night? Home
What are some of your favorite things? A good meal and being around people
What would be your last meal? Salmon patties, rice, corn bread and tea
Who would be your ideal dinner guests? (Name three, living or dead) My dad, my grand dad and my papa
What is something interesting most people don’t know about you? Very private person
Ideal vacation spot: N.C. mountains
Favorite professional sports team: Denver Broncos
If you were given $5,000 to donate to a non-profit organization, which would you pick? Haven
What’s the worst injury you’ve ever had? Thrown out of a car
Ever had a brush with celebrity? No
What would you like to know about the future? To be sure all kids have a fair chance in life
Would you go bungee jumping or skydiving? Neither
Do you have a tattoo? Yes, 3
Any fears or phobias? Height
Ever been outside the United States? No
Favorite kind of cookie? Peanut Butter
Favorite season? Spring
What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to tell someone? That someone had died
Would you consider plastic surgery if someone else paid for it? No
What’s the most embarrassing experience you’ve ever had at work? Cut my hand (showing off)
Which actor would portray you in a movie about your life? Bruce Willis
Biggest pet peeve? Dirty floors
What’s your usual wake-up time in the morning? 6:45
Ever seen a ghost? Yes, in 1973
What was your favorite TV show when you were growing up? Casper the Ghost
Favorite band or musical artist? Rod Stewart
Favorite dessert? Sour Cream Coconut Cake (Margaret Thomas)
Who’s your best friend and why? My dad. I can still talk to him and I love him and miss him every day.
You are walking down the street on your way to work. There is a dog drowning in the canal on the side of the street. Your boss has told you if you are late one more time you get fired. What do you do? I’m sorry, boss.
If you could go back in time and change one historic event, what would it be? 9/11. Should have never happened.
What’s your favorite condiment? Mayo
Do you have bumper stickers of any kind on your car? No
How do you define success? Be the best you can be.
Hamburger or pizza? Hamburger
Describe your life philosophy in six words or less: Treat everybody equal and fair.