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MR. RONALD EDWARD THOMAS

       Mr. Ronald Edward Thomas was born Sumter County, Georgia on November 1, 1953 to the parentage of the late Mr. Walter Thomas and the late Mrs. Gloria White Thomas. He received his education in the pubic schools of Sumter County and was a 1975 graduate of Union High School. At an early age, he joined the Perry Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member of the choir and in later years, he became the choir president. He served faithfully until his passing. He was a self-employed mechanic and according to his family, the best around and a jack of all trades.

      

       He is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents: Ms. Tommie Mae Robinson, Mr. Roosevelt and Mrs. Mabel Thomas.  On Friday, December 8, 2017, Mr. Ronald Edward Thomas departed this earthly life at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia.

      

       He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife of 12 years, Mrs. Nedra Moses Neal Thomas, Leslie, GA; two devoted daughters, Ms. Natashi Thomas and Ms. Lawanda Thomas and friend, Travis Breedlove, all of Americus, GA; four step sons: Mr. Chadwick Moses, Mr. Channing (Ansley) Moses, Mr. Farley Watts, Jr. and Mr. Aric Watts, all of Americus, GA; twelve grandchildren: Darius, Darian, Tyquarne, Nashic, Desoshiana “Sosha”, Rodney, Trayvion, Jaquavion, Dylan, Farley III, Ashton and K.J.; five devoted sisters: Mrs. Marilyn (Otis) Brown, Albany, GA, Mrs. Miranda (Clarence) Mitchell, Ms. Gloria Y. Thomas, Ms. Kimolyn Thomas, all of Americus, GA and Mrs. Tia (Michael) Atkins, Leesburg, GA; his mother-in-law, Ms. Lila Moses, Americus, GA; two aunts, Mrs. Dorothy (Albert) Dowdell, Leslie, GA and Ms. Inez Moses, Columbus, GA; one great aunt, Ms. Oris Worth, Desoto, GA; three sisters-in-law: Mrs. Patricia (Glenn) Maye, Mrs. Virginia (Tony) Brown and Ms. Tina Moses, all of Americus, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, including devoted cousins, Mr. Alonza Chatman, Mr. Jessie Gaines, Mr. Henry Gaines and Ms. Sabrina Thomas; other relatives and friends, including devoted friends, Deacon L. C. Ball, Desoto, GA and Mr. Otis Westbrook, Leesburg, GA and the Perry Grove Church Choir members also survive.

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