Frank Thomas was born August 8, 1942, to the late J.C. Thomas and Tempie Payne Thomas. He was the third of seven children. He accepted Christ at a young age and joined Mt. Calm Baptist Church in Minden.
Frank married Alice Beaver Thomas and four sons became a part of their union.
Frank graduated from Webster High School in Minden. He worked for the Shell Plant, Ford Motor Company, paper mill and Roadway Trucking where he retired in Ervin, Texas.