Carl H. Thomas (61) was born September 13, 1960 and passed away on Friday September 24, 2021 in Longview, Texas. Carl was born in Shreveport, LA to Shelby Carl Thomas and Farrell McCaleb Thomas.
Carl is preceded in death by his mother, Farrell McCaleb Thomas; daughter, April Thomas Fulghum and infant brother, David Breck Thomas.
Left behind to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Tonji Thomas of Waskom, TX; his father, Shelby Carl Thomas and wife Sue, of Shreveport, LA; son, Shelby Thomas and wife Summer of Beckville, TX; daughter, Brandy Mercer and husband James of Haughton, LA; son in law, Scott Fulghum of Shreveport, LA; sister, Kelly Taylor of McKinney, TX; brother, Jon Ross Thomas of Wiley, TX; his grandchildren; Emersyn, Remington, and Sterlington Thomas, Taylor and Gage Berry; Enoch, Ephria, Elihu, Trenton and Hannah; Hayden and T.R. "Roan" Fulghum; aunts, Louise Thomas Tuminello, Nita Grace Thomas Berstch and husband Rudy and Frances McCaleb Bookter; niece, Kaleigh Taylor; nephews, Foster Taylor and Tanner Selk; numerous cousins and friends.
Carl had a passion for family, work, Caddo Lake, camping, riding four-wheelers, fishing and gathering around food where there would always be old country music playing in the background.
He was a talented truck driver with millions of safe miles driven, a carpenter, and a mechanic. He was a man of many talents.
A funeral service will be held for Carl on Tuesday September 28th at 6 pm at Open Range Fellowship in Greenwood, LA with son Shelby Thomas officiating. A time of visitation will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital (www.stjude.org), an organization that Carl held very dear to him.
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