June 09, 1932 - November 19, 2018
Estus Thomas, Jr. passed away at his residence on Monday, November 19, 2018 at the age of 86. Born in Washington Parish on June 9, 1932, he was a long-time resident of Bogalusa, LA. He was a Veteran of the United States Army having served in the Korean War and retired as a sergeant E-8. He also retired with the Bogalusa Fire Department. He was a faithful member of Superior Avenue Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Jackie Thomas of Bogalusa, LA; and his two sons, Gordon Thomas of Bogalusa, LA and Norman (Shania) Thomas of Bogalusa, LA; his two grandchildren, Kassidy (Jordan) Crain of Bogalusa, LA and Kasie (Loren) Creel of Franklinton, LA; great grandson, Tucker Creel and a great grandson that’s soon to be here, Brice Crain.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Estus and Eva Thomas, Sr.; and Margie Nell Sheridan.
Service celebrating his life will be held at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home in Bogalusa, LA on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Family will receive friends at 10:00 A.M. Visitation will continue until service begins at 2:00 P.M. Rev. Clay Norwood will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in his memory to Superior Avenue Baptist Church.