Elbert Ranard Thomas Sr.

New Orleans, Louisiana

1945 - 2019


New Orleans, Louisiana


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Elbert Ranard Thomas Sr., a long time resident of Kenner LA, was born on November 6, 1945 to the late Clarence F. Thomas and Irma Breaux in Grand Rapids Michigan. Beloved father of Elbert R. Thomas Jr., Ranard and Ryan Thomas, Merthera Marshall Netter and Joseph Marshal Sr.; grandfather of Marc Thomas, Elbert R. Thomas III, Erron Thomas, Eriel Thomas, Ranard Thomas Jr., Ryan Thomas Jr., Rayondra Thomas, Keyshrya Netter, Shantrell Netter, Charles Netter, Joseph Marhsall Jr., Joshua Marshall, Jasmine Marshall, and Joreille Leflore. He attended St. Augustine High School, graduated from Walter L. Cohen High School, and attended Southern University at New Orleans. Elbert peacefully transitioned from this life on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the age of 73 and is survived by his sons, stepdaughter, brother, sister, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving relatives and friends. Members of Pilgrim Baptist Church of Kenner, New Zion Baptist Church, Crowder Blvd. Church of Christ, Illinois Central Gulf Railroad, New Orleans Fire Department, and the Veterans Administration are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 2114 Rev. Richard Wilson Dr. in Kenner, Louisiana on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Reverend Dr. Mitchell J. Stevens, officiating. Interment is Monday, August 19, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 34888 Grantham College Dr., Slidell, LA. You may sign the guest book on www.gertrudegeddeswillis.com GERTRUDE GEDDES WILLIS FUNERAL HOME INC., IN CHARGE (504) 522-2525.

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