Richard Jackson Thomas
Aug. 12, 1970 to April 27, 2017
Richard Jackson Thomas, 46, of Morganton, died Thursday, April 27, 2017, at his home, after an extended illness. Born Aug. 12, 1970 in Burke County, he was the son of the late Jacqueline Louise Thomas. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a sister, Cameron Anita Thomas of Morganton. Loved ones left to share his beautiful memory include his son, Kaleb T. Thomas of Franklin, Pa.; one grandson; and one granddaughter of Franklin, Pa.; two uncles, Andrew Thomas and Marion Windom of Morganton; three aunts Nora Windom, Mary Thomas and Essie Thomas, all of Morganton; two brothers, Billy C. Thomas Sr. and wife, Barbara Thomas of Lacey, Wash., and Scottie E. Thomas and Barbara Thomas of Columbia, S.C.; two sisters, Torie Y. Thomas and Larry Peterson of Morganton, Teresa Berry and husband, Terry Berry of Morganton; and a host of nephews and nieces. The services will be a graveside service only and it will be held at the Morning Star Baptist Church cemetery for close family and friends, at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 4. The Rev. Max Bristol will preside.
Committal: May 4, 2017
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