A Celebration of Life service for Jerry Lee Thomas, 64, of Denmark, SC will be held at eleven o’clock a.m., Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Ghents Branch Baptist Church with the Reverend Sunny Mooney officiating. The family will receive friends from six to eight p.m. Tuesday at Folk Funeral Home, Denmark, SC. Jerry passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020.
Born in Fort Knox, KY, he was a son of the late Marion Eugene Thomas and Marie Elizabeth Hughes Thomas. He was a life-time member of Ghents Branch Baptist Church. He formerly worked at Wackenhut and was a self-employed carpenter who exhibited perfection with his carpentry skills. He loved being in the outdoors and enjoyed fishing. Jerry lived life to the fullest; he cherished every minute that he spent with his family and grandchildren; he loved them dearly. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and other sports. He was a US Air Force Veteran having enlisted during the Vietnam War.
Survivors include the love of his life Wanda Thomas; a daughter Aerial (Ben) Baxley of Barnwell; sons Zachary (Crystle) Thomas of Branchville, Jeremy Thomas of NY City, NY; sisters Kathryn “Kat” (Joe) Yearry of Denmark, Judy Thomas of Bamberg, Rosie (Richard) Lightsey of Allendale; brothers Dannie (Patricia) Thomas of Ehrhardt, SC, Thomas “Tom” (Sherrie) Thomas of Lincolnton, GA; grandchildren Noah Baxley, Coltin Baxley and Elin Thomas; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.