Edward Thomas, Jr. entered into eternal rest on June 15, 2020 at the age of 86. Born in Phoenix, LA on December 26, 1933, he became a resident of New Orleans in adulthood until moving to Baton Rouge following Hurricane Katrina. He was known to be unique, resolute and hard working. He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving wife Thelma Rudison Thomas, Children: Bernadine Thomas Gordon (Perry), Sharmeen Donzaleigh Thomas, and Edward Thomas III; his brothers and sisters-in-law, grandchildren and many relatives and friends, A celebration of life will be held on June 27, 2020 at 11 am at the Beacon Light Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, LA. Arrangements are entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs, LA.
Published in The Advocate from Jun. 26 to Jun. 27, 2020.