Edward Paul Thomas

May 13, 1942 ~ February 26, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old


Edward Paul Thomas,81, of Rockingham passed away Monday, February 26, 2024 at his home. He was born May 13, 1942 in Moore County, a son Paul and Edna McIntyre Thomas.

Edward retired from Southern Bell and was a member of Cartledge Creek Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening in yard.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Beatrice Faye Thomas and his second wife Frances DeSha Thomas.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 am on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Cartledge Creek Baptist Church with 11:00 am funeral service with Rev. Jason Lutz officiating. Burial will follow at Dockery Cemetery.

Surviving, His children, Teresa Diane Thomas of NC and Eddie Thomas and wife Gail of TN; Step daughter, Diane DeSha Gilday and husband Dan of CA; Grandchildren, Travis Jameson Parks of NC, Cameron Quade Thomas of GA and Caytie Susanne Thomas TN; Two sisters, Shelby Thomas Brown of SC and Elaine Thomas of NC; A brother, Bill Thomas of NC; And two fur buddies Lucy and Trixie.

Memorials may be made to Richmond Co. Hospice, 1119 US Hwy. #1 N Rockingham, NC 28379 or Cartledge Creek Baptist Church, 152 Ben Hudson Rd. Rockingham, NC 28379.

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