Leon Thomas, Sr.
February 28, 1929 - October 15, 2017
Leon Thomas Sr. born February 28, 1929 went home to be with The Lord October 15, 2017 at the age of 88. Mr. Thomas worked many years at the Bogalusa Coca-Cola Company then was self-employed as a Vendor in the Bogalusa area. He was a Veteran in the U.S. Army and a member of Ben's Ford Missionary Baptist Church.
He leaves behind two sons, Leon Thomas Jr. of Missouri and Ben Albert Thomas of Bogalusa, two daughters, Santhia Stewart of Bogalusa Lana Lynette Penton and her husband Mike of Franklinton, ten grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and other family members and friends.
He his prececed in death by his parents, Ben and Pearlie Bass Thomas, two wives, Ruth Thomas and Esther Thomas, a daughter, Janet Miller , one brother and 9 sisters.
Visitation will be Tuesday October 17, 2017 at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home beginning at 5:30 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. and will resume Wednesday morning October 18, 2017 after 8:00 A.M. until service time at 2:00 P.M.. Brother Jimmy Byrd will officiate the services with the interment to follow in the Sheridan Cemetery.
Military Honors will be provided by the Magic City American Legion Post #24.