Ted Lamar Thomas
1951 - 2020
BORN
September 27, 1951
DIED
November 6, 2020
Ted Lamar Thomas

September 27, 1951 - November 6, 2020

Ted Lamar Thomas, 69, of Amherst, Conn., and China Grove, passed away Friday, Nov. 6, at his residence.

He was born in Cabarrus County, Sept. 27, 1951, to John Black Jr. and the late Sally Lee Thomas. Ted was educated in Rowan County Schools and was a 1969 graduate of South Rowan High School. He actively served four years in the U.S. Navy, and then served in the U.S. Army Reserve until 1995. Ted was formerly employed by N.C. Department of Corrections, rising to the rank of superintendent. He was a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and a member of Marable Memorial A.ME. Zion Church.

Services will be held Thursday, Nov. 12, at Clark Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m., with funeral services at 3 p.m. Burial will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the National Cemetery in Salisbury. Due to COVID-19, masks must be worn to all services.

Those left to cherish his memory includes his wife, Sabrena D. Thomas of the home; two daughters, Tiffany Thomas (Angel) of Richmond, Va., and Yolanda T. Robinson (Michael) of Greensboro; two sons, Dana Thomas of Kannapolis and Ted Thomas II of Charlotte; six grandchildren; father, John Black Jr. of Kannapolis; two sisters, Julethia Carthens of Washington, D.C., and Catherine Black Gamble of Charlotte; two brothers, Robert Lee Thomas of Kannapolis and John Black III of Kannapolis; and a host of nieces, nephew, cousins and friends.

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Published by Concord & Kannapolis Independent Tribune on Nov. 11, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
12
Visitation
2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
CLARK FUNERAL HOME - Kannapolis
923 INDIANA STREET, Kannapolis, NC 28083
Nov
12
Funeral service
3:00p.m.
CLARK FUNERAL HOME - Kannapolis
923 INDIANA STREET, Kannapolis, NC 28083
Nov
18
Burial
1:00p.m.
National Cemetery
, Salisbury, North Carolina
Funeral services provided by:
CLARK FUNERAL HOME - Kannapolis
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Worked with Mr. Thomas until he retired from RCC shortly after I came. He was kind and gently spirit. I am forever graced by his wisdom as I have continued with dps. My condolences to the family.
Coworker
November 18, 2020
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Thomas. I worked with Mr.Thomas at Rowan CC years ago. He was a good man and a great leader. May God continue to bless the Thomas family during this difficult time.
Tonya Alexander
Coworker
November 15, 2020
Worked many years with Ted. He was a very caring person, and always professional. Sorry for his passing.
Connie Bowers Cagle
November 15, 2020
Sabrena and Family, So sorry to hear of Ted's passing. Worked along side Ted for many years in the prison system. Great person and true friend. He will be missed by many.
Malcolm Farmer
Friend
November 14, 2020
Sabrina and Family,
So sorry for your loss. May God continue to strengthen you.
Lovetta Ealy Moore
Lovetta Ealy Moore
Coworker
November 13, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of your loss Sabrena. Your husband was such a wonderful man. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.♥
Melissa Mason
Friend
November 12, 2020
Oh Sabrena, I’m so very sorry for your loss. My love and prayers are with you and your family!
Sabrina Tyson Caudill
November 12, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of Teds passing. We worked together at the prison for many years. He was a good man and true friend. I will miss him. To Sabrina and kids I just wanted to say I love you and I’m so sorry for your loss. If y’all need anything I’ll be there for you.
David Ellis
Friend
November 12, 2020
My sincere condolences to this grieving Family. SaBrena, I am here for you and am standing in the gap for you and your children. God´s Word is so true ... Joy does come ... In the morning!
Minister Theresa Bailey
November 12, 2020
I'm sorry for your lost ted was a good kind-hearted man we going to miss him
norma tucker
November 12, 2020
Sincere Sympathies to the Family, Ted was a GOOD GUY, I worked with him at PCC years ago. Rarely does one meet a person of QUALITY, Ted was one of QUALITY. RIP. A TRUE SOLDIER has GAINED HIS WINGS.
Chris R Sharpe
Coworker
November 11, 2020