On Monday, February 10, 2013. Loving husband of Joyce Thomas; beloved father of Donna M. Thomas, Gina Harrison (Kenneth), Joyce Brinkley, Gary, Jr., David (Cheryl) and Keith Brinkley (Kim); brother of Ann Smith, Linda Smith, Nita Parker, Fay McArthur (George), Tony Thomas and Wayne Thomas (Sandra). He is also survived by 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends. Mr. Thomas will lie in state at the Greater Mount Nebo AME Church, 1001 Old Mitchellville Rd., Bowie, MD on Tuesday, February 19 from 9:30 a.m. until funeral services at 11 a.m. Interment Washington National Cemetery. Services by STEWART.