Golden Gate Mortuary

Amarillo, Texas

Golden Gate Mortuary - Amarillo, Texas

King Thomas

King Thomas

King Thomas, Jr. was born October 24, 1968 in Los Angeles, California to the late King Thomas, Sr. and Alice Faye Thomas.

Services will be held Monday, March 19, 2018 at 1pm Jenkins Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery.

King attended and graduated Clarksville High School. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the military as a “R A”. He was honorably discharged from the 5/9 Infantry as a Seargent HHC 4th BN 12th IN (USAREUR E5) in 1995. Prior to meeting Lurketia Jones, King rededicated his life to God at Carter Chapel C.M.E. in 2013. On July 12, 2014, King and Lurketia were married. King was dedicated to his family. He loved music, fishing, playing dominoes and chess and had a passion for motorcycles. He was an alumni of the Rough Rider Biker Club – where he rode along side his Ride or Die “potna”, Quincy Reasonover. King and Lurketia enjoyed life and each other. The love that King and Lurketia shared was seen on their face in the many photos that were taken while they were vacationing in many wonderful vacation spots. They also enjoyed their many trips with Valerie and Willie Tennon.

King was preceded by his father, King Thomas, Sr.

Survivors include his wife, Lurketia; mother, Alice Faye Thomas (Clarksville, Texas); four children: Joshua Thomas, King Thomas, III, Princess Faye and Angel. Stepchildren: CurtisĀ Smith, III, LaKrystal Smith and Jerryl Walzier; two sisters Yolanda Williams (Clarksville) and Shandra Lott (Amarillo) and a brother Cleveland and Melissa (Clarksville). He is also survived by his father-in-law, T J Jones (Sally) and sister-in-laws Terry JoAnn Reid (Abilene) and Marshey and Vincent Ford (Rockwell)and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. He leaves behind his legacy, his smile and his zest for life. You will be missed King.

Viewing will be held, Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Golden Gate Mortuary Chapel of Angels from 3pm-6pm.

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