Published 2:46 pm Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Mr. Ben Albert Thomas, born on Dec. 11, 1958, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. He was born and raised here and a life-long resident of Bogalusa.
Mr. Thomas is survived by one son, Ben Thomas II; grandchildren, Ben Thomas III, Eden Thomas, Elijah Thomas, Breanna Thomas and Erica Thomas; one sister, Lana Penton; one brother, Leon Thomas Jr.; a brother-in-law and best friend, Mike Penton; and nine nieces and nephews, Lorrie, Joey, Donna, Trey, Chris, Matt, Amber, Heather and Misti.
He was preceded in death by a son, Eric Thomas; his parents, Ruth and Leon Thomas Sr.; and three sisters, Brenda Busby, Janet Miller and Sandy Stewart.
Visitation was held Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 9 a.m. until the time for the service at noon. Bro. Jimmy Byrd will be officiating all services. Interment will immediately follow at Sheridan Cemetery.