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Leon Thomas

July 2, 1927 ~ November 4, 2017 (age 90)

Leon Thomas, 90, of Austin, died Saturday, November 4th.  He was born in Forney, TX on July 21, 1927, a son of the late Mary (Guddo) and Philip Thomas. Leon was the husband of Mary Ann (Hornsby) Thomas. He served in the U.S. Army and retired SFC-E7 after 27 years. He then worked and retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 21 years of service. Leon was proudly elected the First Black Commander of the Honor Guard by the Travis County VFW 2001-2003. He has been a member of the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge since 1959.  

Service entrusted to Dr. Barry J. W. Franklin and A Life Celebration by Franklin, Taylor, Texas.


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
November 10, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
King-Tears Mortuary, Inc.
1300 E 12th St
Austin, TX 78702

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 11, 2017

11:00 AM
Grant AME Worship Center
1701 Kramer Lane
Austin,, TX 78758

Interment
Saturday
November 11, 2017

1:00 PM
Cook Walden Capital Parks
14501 N. IH 35
Pflugerville, TX 78660


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