The Celebration of Life for Mr. David Thomas, 83, of Orange, will be Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at 11 am at Sparrow Funeral Home. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 until 11am.
David Thomas was born March 23, 1935 in Extension, LA to Mr. Joe Thomas, Sr. and Mrs. Clara Grimble Thomas.
He united in Holy Matrimony with Hester January, who remained at his side until “death do us part”.
He has resided in Orange, TX some 60 years. His working years here were spent as a cook at the former Jack Tar Orange House Hotel and as a custodian for Gulf States Utilities.
The summons from life to life eternal came Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, TX.
Forever cherishing his memory are his wife Hester of Orange, son, David Cooper (Kristal) of Katy, TX, daughters, Debra Frye of Orange, Shareece Banks(Marvin) and Shinelle McCormick (Hayward) , all of Virginia Beach, VA, Barbara Langlanais of Oklahoma City, OK and Verline Green of Bastrop, LA, brother, Joe Thomas (Laura) of Gilbert, LA, 22 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren.