Randolph Davis Thomas Jr.

Died: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019


Celebration of Life

3:00 PM Sun., Sep. 15, 2019
Location: Providence Baptist Church


Visitation

3:30 PM Sun., Sep. 15, 2019
Location: Providence Baptist Church


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DANVILLE, VA

Randolph Davis Thomas, Jr., 71, of 172 Orchard Dr., Danville, VA passed away on August 29, 2019. Born in Danville, VA, he was the son of the late Randolph Davis Thomas Sr. and Mattie Regan Wilson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Judy Beck and Ocie Wadford. Mr. Thomas was a decorated U.S. Army veteran. He enlisted in 1966 and served 3 tours in Vietnam. He received two bronze stars, Presidential Unit Citation, National Service Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with three bronze service stars and one silver star, Sharp Shooter Badge and Expert Badge. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church along with his beloved sister Marion. He enjoyed college basketball, traveling, having breakfast with his friends every Tuesday, and spending as much time as possible with his daughters and grandson.

Mr. Thomas is survived by two daughters, Annie Burnett of Danville, VA and Cathelene Thomas of Raleigh; one sister, Marion Thomas Hyler of Danville, VA; one grandson, Joseph Aaron Burnett of Danville, VA; three nephews, Michael Pritchett of Danville, VA, Nick Beck of OH, and Steven Taulbee Sr.; one niece, Patricia Geddes of Hopewell, VA.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 3PM on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Providence Baptist Church by Rev. Mitch Cifers. The family welcomes all friends to the Fellowship Hall following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Durham VA Hospital, 508 Fulton St., Durham, NC 27705.

Condolences may be made at www.harrelsonfs@yahoo.com

Harrelson Funeral Services of Yanceyville, NC is privileged to be serving the Thomas family.


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