Obituary of Ed Thomas
In Memory of Eddie Leroy Thomas
July 2, 1946 - November 17, 2023
Eddie Thomas at the age of 77 went to be with the Lord on November 17,2023. The family mourns the loss of Eddie Thomas who was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and friend. Eddie Thomas passed away on November 17,2023 at home surrounded by his loved ones after a battle with Cancer. Eddie was born July 2, 1946, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Some years later his family moved to Omaha, Nebraska where he met his wife, Charlotte. Eddie and Charlotte were married on June 10, 1967, in Omaha, Nebraska. Eddie and Charlotte were blessed with three sons, Eddie Troy Thomas, Jamie Jens Thomas, and Craig Dean Thomas. In 1992 the family moved to Tucson, Arizona and again were blessed with two daughters -in- laws, Jennifer Thomas and Joy Thomas, and five loving grandchildren, Dylan Thomas, Chandler Thomas, Tyler Thomas, Genon Thomas, and Alexis Thomas. Eddie was in the Navy and would share stories of the Navy life in San Diego, California. Eddie looked forward to the holidays when all the family gathered and enjoyed the meal and shared memories of past experiences. He loved spending time with the grandchildren whether it was going fishing or going to their ball games. Eddie was a supervisor for many years overseeing custom homes being built. Eddie started “Sportsman’s Boxing Club” in Omaha, Nebraska and trained several boxers. Under his training Eddie Troy and Jamie Jens had many victories including Golden Gloves Champions /National Champions and offered contracts to go PRO. Eddie’s hobby was buying cars and enjoyed talking to his son Craig about vehicles he had purchased. Eddie took first place in Omaha, Nebraska in 1974 at the Motorcycle show for building and designing an eye-catching Custom Sportster.
Eddie will be missed but not forgotten.
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