Deacon Dread T. Thomas, Jr.
Funeral services for Deacon Dread T. Thomas, Jr., 67 of Spring will be Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Garden of Gethsemane Baptist Church in Houston, Texas with Rev. Dr. Robert E. Daniels, Sr. officiant and eulogist. Burial will follow at Peaceful Rest Cemetery in Brazoria, Texas.
Dea. Thomas began his education by attending R. O’Hara Lanier Elementary School, Freeport, Texas, after which, he attended and graduated from Columbia High School in West Columbia, Texas. He then continued his education and received an Associate Degree from Wharton County Junior College and Texas Southern University with a degree in Electronics Technology, upon graduation, Dea. Thomas began his career at Texas Institute in Stafford, TX. As he moved through his career his passion for electronics led him to IBM, Compaq, City of Houston and finally to Metropolitan Transit Authority in Houston, Texas, as an Intelligent Transportation Systems Technician. Dea. Thomas’ passion for photography was introduced to him at an early age by his father, Rev. D. T. Thomas and continued for over 30 years. Dea. Thomas’ passion was not only for technology and photography, but his love of the Lord and family was just as important. This was evident in conversations had with others and demonstrated by his work in ministry. Dea. Thomas’ final passion was his love and dedication to family. Beginning with his parents, the Late Rev. D. T. Thomas Sr. and Sis. Lucretia A. Ishman-Thomas and continued through his grandchildren. Dea. Thomas showed his compassion, love, discipline and support. Our Lord and Savior welcomed him home at approximately 10:15am on February 29, 2020 at his home in Spring, TX. Dea. Thomas’s legacy will live on through members of his family.
Dea. Thomas was preceded to Heaven by his parents Rev. Dread Thomas, Sr. and Sis. Lucretia Ishman-Thomas and his beloved wife, Anna Senegal Phillips Thomas.
Dea. Thomas leaves to celebrate his home going sons, Dread Thomas III, Demetrius Phillips (Velvet), Reginald Phillips (Kesha) and daughter, Yolanda Phillips, seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one devoted sister, Netty Thomas and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends, oldest college friend, Roy Stanley Moses.
Active pallbearers will be Deacon John Allen, Louis Campbell, Deacon Darnell Mack, Mack Dillard, Wayne Johnson and Deacon Gerald Rhodes.
Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria at (979) 798.9113.
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