Jacob Thomas, Jr, age 76 of Merrillville, IN passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020. He was preceded in death by parents, Jacob and Ella Mae Thomas Sr; brothers Raymond Thomas and Phillip Thomas; sisters Olivia Hester, Charlotte Jeffers, Brenda Thomas and Carmelita Howard. He leaves to cherish his memories devoted wife of 55 years, Geraldine Mohn-Thomas daughter Carmen (David) Parker of Portage, IN; sons Rodney Thomas Sr of Merrillville, IN; Kevin Thomas Sr of Louisville, KY; and Jacob Thomas III (fiancé Treniece) of Merrillville, IN; brother Vincent (Janet) Thomas of Michigan City, IN and sister Francine Klyce of Merrillville, IN, Ten Grandchildren and Six Great-grandchildren, and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, October 15, 2020 12 noon – 8:00 p.m. with family hour from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th avenue. Funeral Services Friday, October 16, 2020 11:00 a.m. at God's Grace Church, 4580 Broadway, Gary, IN. Elder Bernard Glover Officiating. Interment Fern Oaks Cemetery, Griffith, IN.
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Published by Post-Tribune from Oct. 14 to Oct. 15, 2020.