Central Carolina People@Work: Tim Thomas

Jan. 25, 2013 @ 05:36 PM

NAME: Tim Thomas

AGE: 56

FAMILY: The Thomas Clan

POSITION: Butcher — Thomas & Sons Butcher Shop

HOMETOWN: Sanford

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.