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.
He was preceded in death by his father, Mr. J.C. Thomas and two brothers, Johnny Ray and Ray Dell Thomas.
He leaves to cherish his memories a loving mother, Mrs. Tempie Payne Thomas; four sons, Travis Thomas of Shreveport, Rodrick Thomas (Amanda) and Frank L. Thomas (Kim) of Minden and Ronald Thomas (Denita) of Baltimore, Maryland; four sisters, Mrs. Bobby George of Baton Rouge, Betty Morris and Brenda Lathan of Minden and Sandra Talton (Robert) of Baton Rouge; 12 grandchildren, Alandon Thomas, Akea Thomas, Ashley Hernandez, Jasmine Thomas, Kaneisha Ware, Rosherilen James, Janetta Mason, Chiantae Mason, Terry Anderson, Michael Anderson, Jason Thomas and Justin Thomas; four great-grandchildren; a special friend, Mrs. Bertha Wilson of Dallas, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Mt. Calm Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Benevolent Funeral Home.