Passed June 29,2019
Obituary for Bruce Thomas
The Thomas family is sad to announce the passing of a loved one.
God saw I was getting tired and weary, so He did what He thought was best. He came and stood beside me and whispered, “Come and take your Rest”.
Mr. Bruce Elliott Thomas, Sr. was born on April 30, 1963 to the late Mr. Walter B. Thomas, Sr. of Sylvester, Georgia and the late Mrs. Jimmie Lee Bivens Thomas of Warwick, Georgia.
Bruce was educated in the Worth County Public School System/ Turner Job Corp Center, where he received his degree in Landscaping.
Bruce was Employed with the Ebba Iron Steel Company of Company of Cordele, Georgia for “17” years until his health began to fail.
Mr. Bruce Thomas Sr. departed this life on June 29, 2019, at Crisp Regional Hospital of Cordele, Georgia. He was loved deeply by his family and friends, but God loved him best. He was preceded in death by both parents: Mr. Walter B. Thomas Sr. and Mrs. Jimmie Lee Bivens Thomas and 1 brother: Mr. Walter B. Thomas Jr.
Those left to cherish his lovely memories are 1 son: Bruce Thomas Jr.; 2 step-daughters: Ms. Rotunda Vail and Mrs. Lakesha (Jerry) Vail Jones; 11 sisters: Bertha Mallory, Ella (Roger) Linkhorn of Albany, Georgia, Carol Williams of Sylvester, Georgia, Gladys (Paul) Alford, Mamie (Samuel) Stokes both of Oakfield, Georgia, Eva Alford of Sylvester, Georgia, Brenda Mathis of Albany, Georgia; Robin (James) Sweney, Pennie Thomas, Barbara Walker and Sheila Murray of Sylvester, Georgia; 5 brothers: Spencer Thomas of Warwick, Georgia, Tony (Beverly) Thomas of Albany, Georgia, Curtis Thomas and Emanuel Thomas of Warwick, Georgia, and Kevin (Lashonda) Thomas of Albany, Georgia; 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 1 aunt 2 uncles, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many sorrowing friends.
To my extended family, The Quarterman: I know my sudden death left a place of no closure, but I leave my thanks and great love to you. To 2 of my dearest and special friends/brothers:
To: Mr. William Bell, you have always treated me like your brother and for that, I leave a very dear place in my heart of love to you, you are very special to me, much love.
To: Mr. Earnest Quarterman (my Ride or Die) Ace# 1, you have been an anchor in my life. I know I didn’t get to say a proper “Good-bye” but for all you’ve ever done/ and how you’ve always been my brother/ best friend I leave you my Love and Peace, Words can’t express my love and gratitude of thanks.
Special thanks to R&R, P.A., and the Pittsburgh Steelers crew, Much Love!!
Warick , Ga
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