Johnny Lee Thomas, 73 of Rhode Island Avenue, Kannapolis, NC passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Atrium Health – Northeast Medical Center.
He was born January 2, 1946 in Rowan County, to the late Herbert Lee Thomas and the late Virginia Hunter Thomas.
Johnny was educated in the Rowan County School System and was a 1964 graduate of Aggrey High School. He served two years in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Johnny worked for HBD Industries for over 30 years and retired in 2009.
Johnny united with First Baptist Church, Kannapolis, NC in 2016. He worked faithfully with the Mission Department, and wherever he was needed..
Services will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Kannapolis, NC. Visitation will be 11:00 – 12:00 PM with funeral services at 12:00 PM.
Those left to cherish fond memories include his wife, Carolyn Carr Thomas, of the home; one sister, Mae Willie Connor, Kannapolis, NC; three daughters, Lovetta Thomas, Salisbury, NC; Sonya (Darrell) Harris, China Grove, NC; Bernice (Tony) Hall, Salisbury, NC; one stepdaughter, Michelle P. Carr, Concord, NC; one son, Earnest (Darlene) Thomas, Concord, NC; one stepson Ira E. Carr, Kannapolis NC; 11 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren ; 17 step-great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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