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Willie Thomas, Jr.

December 31, 1952 — January 24, 2024

Augusta, Georgia

Willie Thomas, Jr., a beloved member of the Augusta community, has passed away at the age of 71. Born on December 31, 1952, in Edgefield, South Carolina, Willie brought joy and kindness to everyone he encountered throughout his life. The world mourns the loss of a remarkable man who dedicated himself to his work and touched countless lives.

As a custodian at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church, Willie's commitment to maintaining a clean and welcoming environment for parishioners was admirable. He took great pride in his work, ensuring that every corner of the church was immaculate. His warm smile and gentle demeanor made him an integral part of the church community. Willie's unwavering dedication and service will always be remembered.

In addition to his professional achievements, Willie was a loving husband to his wife Patricia Thomas, who stood by his side for many years. Their enduring love was an inspiration to all who knew them. Patricia will undoubtedly cherish the memories they shared together.

Willie's impact extended far beyond his work at the church. His genuine compassion and willingness to lend a helping hand made him a cherished friend and neighbor. He was known for his selflessness and his ability to brighten any room with his presence. Willie had a unique way of making those around him feel valued and loved.

Friends and family will have the opportunity to pay their respects at several events honoring Willie's life. The visitation will take place on Thursday, February 1st from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM at C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home, located at 314-A Laney Walker Blvd Ext., Augusta, GA 30901. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 2nd at Restoration Ministries International, situated at 2404 Tobacco Rd, Augusta, GA 30906. The service will commence at 2:30 PM with moments of reflection and fond remembrance. Finally, Willie will be laid to rest at Walker Memorial Park, located at 620 Laney Walker Blvd, Augusta, GA 30901, a peaceful and serene place where Willie's memory can be honored.

Willie Thomas, Jr.'s departure leaves a void in the hearts of those who knew him. However, his spirit will forever live on in the memories of his loved ones. His kindness and dedication serve as a beautiful example for all of us to follow. His legacy will continue to inspire acts of compassion and love within the community for years to come.

In this time of deep sorrow, we extend our heartfelt condolences to Patricia Thomas and all family members and friends who have been touched by Willie's life. May they find solace in the knowledge that he is at peace, forever watching over them with that familiar warm smile.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, February 1, 2024

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home

314-A Laney Walker Blvd Ext., Augusta, GA 30901

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Funeral Service

Friday, February 2, 2024

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

Restoration Ministries International

2404 Tobacco Rd, Augusta, GA 30906

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Burial

Friday, February 2, 2024

4:00 - 4:15 pm (Eastern time)

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