Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Charles H. Thomas, who died on November 20, 2017, at the age of 89 at Broward Health North Hospital in Deerfield Beach, Fla.
The only viewing for Thomas will be Thursday, December 21, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Turnbull’s Funeral Home.
The Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, December 22, 2017, at All Saints Cathedral on Garden Street. Tributes will be from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. with Mass following at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be in Eastern Moravian Cemetery.
He was an employee of the United States Postal Service for more than 35-plus years when he retired in 2000. It was there he met and served so many in this community who later became lifelong friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Cleomean L. DeGraffe-Thomas and son, Alcevin L. Thomas.
He is survived by his sons, Rickhield O. Thomas, C. Henry Thomas II; daughters, Eureece (pronounced Ureece) L. Thomas, Karlene A. Thomas-Heredia, Alana C. Thomas; sister, Elvira R. Dennery; sister-in-law, Dr. Joyce M. Thomas; daughter-in-law, Antonia Thomas; grandchildren, Jhenine V. Parry-Mayers (Dave), Dwayne A. C. Wattley, Rickhield U. Thomas, Kerrick O. Thomas, Kamal R. Thomas, Michael O. Martin, Antonio E. Thomas, Angelina F. Thomas; great-grandchildren, Jhaphia T. Williams, Joel M. Williams, Lynnia T. Wattley, Jharisia H. Parry, Jeremiah E. Mayers, Dwayne Wattley, Jesaiah E Mayers, Rickhield U Thomas, III, Darrius Wattley, Rhyia O. Thomas; nieces and nephews, Easlyn Ruan (James), Ferna Leerdam, Viceroy Andrews, Manulita Robles, Estrina Heyliger, Harry Andrews, Ralph Dasant, Robert Dasant, Cheryl Thomas, Lamont Thomas (Cecilia), Brenda Canton (Alston), Linda Thomas, Janice Hodge, Jacquelyn Thomas, Louise Callwood, Orvin Thomas (Selane), Manulita Meyers, E. Valdimar Dennery, Celestino Dennery (Margarita), Sinclair Dennery (Marjorie), Valencia David; and special godchildren, Roslyn Jacobs, Wilma Blyden-Davis (Glen).