1102 E. Main St., Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Charles Lee Thomas, 56 of Benton Harbor passed away February 18, 2014 at Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX. A service celebrating his life will be held Friday March 7 at the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. The visitation begins at 10 a.m. followed by the funeral at 11 a.m.
Charles was born December 7, 1957, in Benton Harbor, MI to the union of Voyd And Easter Thomas Sr., He was a life long resident of Benton Harbor. He attended the Benton Harbor Area Schools and earned his GED. Charles was a gifted carpenter. He was member of Tabernacle COGIC under the leadership of his uncle Bishop Howard Thomas. Charles had a great love for his children, and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He leaves precious memories in the hearts of his wife; Janice, Son Charles Jr., Daughters, Courtney Thomas, Tamika (Derek) Gibson , Felicia (Lonnie)Butler and Alesha Tamplin; sisters Beatrice (David) Davis, Vivian (Ronnie) Brown, Glendine Reed; uncles Walter Thomas, Bishop Howard Thomas & Rudolph Thomas, (7) grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
Charles is preceded in death by his parents; Voyd & Easter Thomas, brothers; Voyd Thomas Jr., Larry Thomas Sr., and Robert Thomas. Family Funeral Home, Benton Harbor is in charge of arrangements