Theodore Thomas was born on May 25, 1949 in Anderson, SC. He passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.
Theodore joined Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at a young age. During his high school years at New Deal, Theodore played football. He was named "Troop" (#32) by his teammates. Theodore was part of the 1966-1967 football team that won the District Championship and was runner-up in the Upper State Championship. After graduating high school in 1967, Theodore joined the United States Army in 1968. He was honorably discharged after 2 years of service. He later attended Anderson College to study Criminal Justice.
He leaves to cherish his memory, two sons, Mashon Thomas and Craig Mauldin; one granddaughter, Akyla Foster; two sisters, Gloria Paul and Rogeree Tucker; one brother, Alton Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rosa Mae Clinkscales Thomas Johnson and Glenn Lee Thomas, Sr.; one son, Antonie Thomas; and three brothers, Glenn Thomas, Alvin Johnson, and Julius Johnson.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 23, 2023 in the Ollie Robinson Brown Memorial Chapel of Marcus D. Brown Funeral Home. Public viewing Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. The interment with military honors will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at M.J. "Dolly" Cooper Veterans Cemetery.