March 9, 1957 - January 30, 2021
Robert Leroy Thomas, Sr. was born in Saginaw, Michigan on March 9, 1957 to Leroy and Jeannette (Lee) Thomas. He passed away on January 30, 2021 at the age of 63 years. He attended Saginaw Public Schools and later served in the U.S. Army Reserve for seven years. He was married to Lela Thomas for over 40 years. She preceded him in death. Robert loved his family. He enjoyed cooking, working on cars and entertaining people. He loved animals. He was just an all-around good person. He leaves to cherish his memory, one daughter, Kemeshia (Kelvin) Walker; two sons, Dontae (Teresa)Thomas and Robert Leroy Thomas, Jr.; three sisters, Jennell (Donnie) Martin, LaVera Webb and Tasha Thomas; one brother, Tarrell (Lori) Thomas of Chesapeake, VA; 14 grandchildren, Donarius, Dontae, Lataya, TaVion, Veontae, Kayden, Jada, Kamyla, Joshua, Jeremiah, Devion, Ezekiel, Monae and Moriah: one great-grandson, Dasan; seven nieces, Schnelle, Falenzzia, Cherish, Brittany, Keyon, LaAsia, Kiara; six nephews, Montrel Thomas, Terrence, Teddrick (Binta) Vaughns, Frankie Riche, Little Gary Webb, Little Tarrell Thomas; special aunt and uncle, Eugene and Elvira Lee; god-brother, Freddy (Berda) Johnson; sister-in-law, Willie Jones; special sister-in-law, Linda McCall; brother-in-law, Bobbie Jones; special cousin, Myrtle Collier; a host of relatives and friends including special friends, Ricketta Trumble, Meme, Eddie Jackson, Charles Clemons, Howard Taylor, Ms. Dot, Mr. Charlie, Al Millage, Tim, Ronnie Clayton and Tyrone. Mr. Thomas was also preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Jeanette Thomas; one grandson, Robert Leroy Thomas III; one sister, Alverta Thomas; mother and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jones; brother-in-law, Gary Webb, Sr.; sister-in-law, Judy Swickard. The family extends a special thanks to Odessa and the Covenant Hospice Nurse. Visitation will take place from 2:00-6:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 9 2021, at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48607. A private funeral will be held. Bishop Ronald Chipp will officiate.
Robert Leroy Thomas, Sr. was born in Saginaw, Michigan on March 9, 1957 to Leroy and Jeannette (Lee) Thomas. He passed away on January 30, 2021 at the age of 63 years. He attended Saginaw Public Schools and later served in the U.S. Army Reserve... View Obituary & Service Information
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