There comes a time in a collector’s life when acquiring may become less important than parting with your things, and relax into your twilight. For retired EOG Resources president, Gary Thomas, that time has mostly come for him. That’s the reason that this low-mileage 1982 Ford Bronco is going up for sale along with much of his vast collection of classic and modern Fords.
Who Is Gary Thomas?
If you’ve perused the 2022 Mecum Kissimmee Auction, you’ve no doubt seen the “Gary Thomas Collection” and wondered just what makes this fella special. Turns out there are a couple of things that you may know directly and indirectly about him. Thomas spent years working with various petroleum energy companies like Unocal and Apache. By 2015, he had become president of EOG Resources (an oil exploration and production company) where he retired in 2018 after 33 years with the company.
Within that timeframe, Thomas also became an avid Ford collector, amassing everything from classic and rare Mustangs to…