Visitation Information:

November 23rd, 2020 at 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Memorial Park East Funeral Home Braselton Chapel
5257 Green Street Hwy.53 Braselton, GA 30517

Service Information:

November 24th, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Barrow Community Church
1385 Harmony Grove Church Road Auburn, GA 30011

Mr. Eric Charles Thomas, 50

          Mr. Eric Charles Thomas, age 50, of Hoschton, Georgia, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020 at home surrounded by his loved ones following a courageous battle!

          Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 am Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Barrow Community Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Monday, November 23, 2020 at Memorial Park Funeral Home East Braselton Chapel.

          Eric was born October 28, 1970 in Pontiac, Michigan. He was a 1988 graduate of Waterford-Kettering High School. He was employed with E.R. Snell Contractors as an Asphalt Paving Foreman. He was recognized for his exceptional workmanship on large scale projects and was rapidly promoted to positions of high accountability.

          He was preceded in death by his first wife, mother of his children, Carrie Anne Thomas, brother-in-law, Jerry Barger, father-in-law, Gerald Tillman.

Eric loved old antique cars, mechanical car rebuilds, asphalt paving, car shows, Detroit Tigers, and Waffle House, considering himself a coffee connoisseur.

          Eric is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Myra (Tillman) Thomas; father, Ronald Thomas and mother, Rosemary (McDonald) Thomas; daughter, Whitney Streety of Webberville, MI; daughter and fiancé, Eden Thomas and Xavier Lopez of Macon, GA; son, Derald Thomas and daughter, Audrey Thomas, both of Hoschton, GA; grandchildren, Michael Shepherd, III, Leivi Shepherd, Carrigan Streety and Autumn Lopez; sister Lisa Barger, brother Ed Thomas (Amber), sister Leslie Thomas; sister, Rae Joerin (Matt); brother Phil Thomas (Jackie); mother-in-law, Linda Tillman; sister-in-law, Tonika Breeden and a host of family and friends also survive.

          Flowers will be accepted or for those that desire donations may be made in Eric’s name to https://ourrescue.org/ ,

https://www.gagives.org/donate/Southeastern-Brain-Tumor-Foundation or a charity of your choice.

Memorial Park Funeral Home East Braselton Chapel, 5257 Green Street Hwy 53 Braselton, GA 30517. is in charge of arrangements.

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Condolences 9
Jan Heck 2020-11-20 11:34:57
Myra and Children: I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Eric, my thoughts are with you all. Jan
Tom bai 2020-11-20 20:12:12
Words cannot express the love I feel for Eric. He is a hero to so many. My heart brakes for Myra and family. I love all you guys
Ed 2020-11-20 20:17:04
Love you Eric, wish things could have been different, you will always be my brother
Chris Snell 2020-11-20 20:36:17
I’m so sorry about your loss of Eric. He was a big part of E. R. Snell family and he will be missed. I will keep all of you in my prayers. Chris snell
Charles Burgess 2020-11-20 20:50:18
Its really hard sometimes to speak past tense about a person you care so much about..... My friend i will always Cherish the time we spent paving these streets all around Atlanta. Going to the World of Asphalt.... we were like kids in the candy store seeing all the new paving equipment coming out. We talked on the phone for hours at a time about old Classic Cars. I will miss you and thanks for being a Great Friend! Love you my brother RIP.
Kay Ford 2020-11-22 17:02:47
Myra, You and your family remain in my thoughts and prayers. Please keep the happy memories close to your heart and mind.
Uncle Al 2020-11-22 20:19:33
My Prayers for the Family- O’ Lord my problems are yours, and you will not allow me to deal with my lost along. Lord give the Thomas Family the Faith, Patience, and Wisdom to Trust your Provisions, Methods, and timing. Love Uncle Al/Lucy
KT MacIntosh 2020-11-23 09:58:04
Myra, Eden, Derald, & Audrey, I am thinking about all of you daily and praying for you and your healing. I have only ever heard wonderful things about Eric so I know you have fabulous memories please take comfort in those during this time without him. May God give his blessings and peace to each of you.
Sher Pruitt 2020-11-24 14:22:30
Myra, I am very sorry for the passing of your beloved husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you and everyone that loved him. Hugs
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