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Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.May 24, 1944 ~ May 17, 2013 (age 68)
Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr. of Decatur, Georgia, husband of Judge Ruby J. Thomas, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013.
Funeral service for Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr. will be held on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 11 am at Friendship Baptist Church, 437 Mitchell Street, Southwest, Atlanta, Georgia with Dr. Emmanuel L. McCall, Interim Pastor, officiating and Dr. Timothy T. Boddie as Eulogist. Interment, Lincoln Cemetery. He will be placed in state at 10:00AM.
The Omega Service of Alpha Rho of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 6:00PM at Friendship Baptist Church with family visitation immediately following until 7:30PM.
The Omega Ritual of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc. will be held prior to the funeral on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:30AM (Open to the public) at Friendship Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Dr. Thomas may be made to "Save Our Students Academy" (SOS), a youth violence prevention/enrichment program and a 501 (c) (3) tax deductible organization, www.sosal.com. For more information, please call Program Director, Allen Johnson at (678) 901-9376.
Survivors are his wife, Ruby J. Thomas; sons, Shane Thomas and Jarred Thomas; daughter, April Thomas; grandson, Montre' Thomas; brother, Robert Potts Thomas (Carol); nephews, Robert Potts Thomas, Jr. and Jason Thomas; cousins, Nola Potts and Marla Potts; a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The cortege will assemble at the residence at 10:00AM.