Dave and Margie Thomas celebrate their farewell.
Dave Thomas (left) with fellow long-time Naracoorte Lions members Paul Nikkerud and Reg Pallant.
Jill Wight (left) and Jo Telfer have known Dave Thomas for years through Naracoorte Lions Club.
Lions club members Kim Aylesbury (left), Jenny Aylesbury and Sheila Stewart.
Lions member Kym Giersch (left) has known Dave Thomas for about 12 years and with Brendan Preiss has been involved in many Lions activities with the former policeman.
Naracoorte Lucindale mayor Erika Vickery (second from left) with husband Neville (left), Dave Thomas and Lions member Derek Blackwell.
Penola Lions Warren (left) and Kay Drabsch, Mount Gambier and Kalangadoo Lions Trevor and Sue Jacobs and Naracoorte Lions Graham Brammer.
Yvonne Barker (left) and Irene Ham (right) enjoy catching up with Margie Thomas at her farewell function.
NARACOORTE personality Dave Thomas has bid farewell to friends and colleagues after retiring from his role as Senior Sergeant of Naracoorte police.
He has lived in Naracoorte for over a decade and now he and wife Margie will be moving to Robe to enjoy their retirement years.
More than 50 people attended a farewell in the Naracoorte South Primary School hall on October 7, recognising the many contributions the couple had made to the local community.