Kerry Lewis Thomas Sr. went home to be with the Lord on January 14, 2019, while surrounded by family and close friends. Kerry was born on August 4, 1958 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He was one of six children born to the late Calvin R. Thomas Sr. and the late Desma (Tidmore) Thomas. He is survived by his wife Retta Thomas; two children, Kerry (Tiffanie) Thomas Jr. and Reina Thomas; grandchildren, Kherrington, Lexton (deceased) and Annalise Thomas; siblings, Deborah (Van) Chambers , Calvin R. (Valerie) Thomas Jr., Kevin L. Thomas Sr., Denise (Antonio Sr.) Rodriguez, and Dorothy (Carl) Diggs; best friends, Maso Moon Jr. and Carlos Jones; and special friend, Cecilia Wilson. In addition, he leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. Kerry was an active member and Deacon at Rock of Faith Baptist Church until the time of his death.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital.
Family will receive friends Friday, January 25, 2019 from 6:00pm until 7:00pm at New Birth Christian Ministries and Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9:00am until time of service at 10:00am at New Birth Christian Ministries 3475 Refugee Road, Columbus, Oh 43232. Interment Glen Rest Memorial Estates. Arrangements by WHITE’S FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 867 S. JAMES ROAD, COLS, OH 43227, BENJAMIN F. “BENNY” WHITE, JR, FUNERAL DIRECTOR, (614)947-1123, whitesfh867.com.