Mr. Eugene Thomas took his final earthly breath and entered his eternal rest on Sunday afternoon, March 7, 2021 at National Healthcare of Laurens, SC. Before his final illness, Eugene lived with his daughter, Eugenia and her family in Columbia, SC. Born in Lincolnton, Georgia on March 6, 1937, Eugene was the son of the late Sam George Thomas, Sr. and Martha Lou Norman Thomas. Eugene spent much of his life in Miami, Florida where he had worked for different companies one of which was Sun Light Industries as a warehouse associate.
Eugene memories will be cherished by his daughter, Eugenia L. Thomas-Wright and son-in-law, Derrick Wright of Columbia, SC; five grandchildren, Deshawn and Deshonna Wright of Columbia, SC, Jacoby, Dante and Chad Thomas of Miami, FL; two brothers, Braxton Richardson and Cliff O. Thomas of Calhoun Falls, SC; six sisters, Mary Ann Lee of Greenville, SC, Rosa Tutt of Calhoun Falls, SC, Bessie Stokes, Lillian Thomas, Mary Driver and Lillie Ree Williams all of Miami, FL. Eugene is also survived by one uncle, Grant Norman of Madison, FL; one aunt, Mae Norman of Boston, MA and many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Eugene was preceded in death by one daughter, Peggy Lee Thomas; his parents; three brothers, Samuel Thomas, Sam George Thomas, Jr. and Frank Thomas; three sisters, Lessie Mae Ware, Barbara Williams and Bobbie Jean Lewis.
Service for Eugene Thomas will be on Saturday, March 13, 2021, 1:00 PM at Harbison Cemetery, Abbeville. Social distancing is encouraged. Viewing will be on Friday, March 12, 2021 at Richie Funeral Home Inc, from 1:00PM - 6:00PM. Service entrusted to Richie Funeral Home Inc.
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