Stanley Reichard Thomas, Sr. age 83, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, November 11, 2021, at the SECU Jim & Betsy Bryan UNC Hospice House.
Stanley was born in Chatham County, on November 7, 1938, to the late Everette Thomas and Elsie Riddle Thomas. He was also preceded in death by, two brothers, Buddy Thomas, and Emil Thomas, one son, Stanley Reichard Thomas, Jr., and two grandsons, Thomas Keaton Koger and Wesley Effler.
Surviving relatives include, one` sister, Pearl Thomas Maynor of Chapel Hill, one brother, Emory B. Thomas and Jane of Elk City, Oklahoma, three daughters, Lorrie T. Koger and husband Kent of Cookeville, TN, Cindy T. Howard of Cookeville, TN, Julia T. Teague of Cookeville, TN, one son, Shane Thomas of Cookeville, TN, 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, November 14, 2021, at 2PM at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church with Rev. Wesley Thomas and Rev. Dan Robinson presiding.
In lieu of flowers the family asks for memorial contributions to be made in Stanley’s memory to the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church 1785 Mt Gilead Church Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
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