Thomas was born and raised in Renfrew, ON and spent the early part of his career working at funeral homes throughout central Ontario. He has been involved in funeral service for over 30 years and has been a full time Prearrangement Counsellor for nearly 20 years. Thomas obtained his funeral directors license in 1997 and his life insurance license in 2009. In his spare time, he is the lead guitar player in a local new country/classic rock band. Thomas lives with his family in Trenton, ON.