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Raymond (Ray) L. Thomas Sr, 71

Raymond Thomas Obit

Raymond (Ray) L. Thomas Sr., 71 of North Little Rock passed away on, Sunday, March 5, 2017.  He was born in Malvern, Arkansas on, October 05, 1945 to the late Charley Loyd Thomas and Wanda Marie Harkrider.

He was also preceded in death by his wife Minne Bea Leavitt and two sons; Charley Ray Thomas, and Raymond Loyd Thomas II.

He is survived by his son Raymond Loyd Thomas III, of North Little Rock, Christie Fortner his caregiver, two granddaughters, Chasity Dawn Thomas and Candice Ray Thomas, his sister Carolyn Thomas, one niece Jackie Brown Miller.

Ray proudly served in the US Navy and after retirement enjoyed driving big his truck across country.  He also had a passion for fishing with his son and was an avid Nascar fan.

Cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400


  • Jacquelyn Brownmiller Posted March 6, 2017 2:57 PM

    My heart will remember you always 💜

  • Carolyn Thomas Posted March 6, 2017 4:08 PM

    on behalf of myself and his other niece Lawanda Rhea Rowland, we leave our hearts on this page.

  • Carolyn Thomas Posted March 6, 2017 4:11 PM

    Rest in peace my sweet brother.
    LAWANDA RHEA ROWLAND, your second niece.

  • Elaine Higgins Posted March 6, 2017 5:24 PM

    We had some good times when we were young…wish I had of seen more of you in the latter years.

  • Janie Jackson Posted March 27, 2017 1:32 PM

    On behalf of Ouichita Dialysis, Hot Springs, Ar.., He will be missed.

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