August 13, 1929 - November 8, 2018
Alvin Thomas, a resident of Farmers Branch for 65 years, passed away on November 8, 2018. Born in Dallas, Texas on August 13, 1929, Alvin grew up with 4 sisters and 1 brother. His parents were Marvin and Minnie Mae Thomas. In 1948, he married Velma Oveta Bays on January 24, 1948, and in 1954 moved to Farmers Branch, Texas where they both raised their daughter, Carolyn Thomas Cook, sons Billy (Bill) James Thomas, and Jimmy (Bull) Alvin Thomas,.
Preceded in death by his wife Oveta of 42 years on January 5, 1990. Then Janette Longenbaugh came into his life and they became a couple and had 28 wonderful years together. Alvin is also survived by his brother, Cecil Thomas and sisters Marvilla (Dedi) Ebersberger and Molly Folse-Alford. Alvin had 2 grandsons, Christopher Thomas and Dylan Thomas., and Granddaughters Dawn McCoy, Autumn Tupper, and Shannon Leite: 8 great-grandchildren., as well as numerous nephews and nieces. He loved his family and all his friends.
Alvin was highly respected and loved by so many in Farmers Branch and beyond and will be forever missed. A special thanks to the people at VITAS Inpatient Unit in Carrollton for their loving care and support during his final days.
Visitiation will be from 4:00pm until 7:00pm, Sunday, November 11, 2018 at North Dallas Funeral Home in the Brooks Family Chapel.
Celebration of Life service will be on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:00 am also at the North Dallas Funeral Home.
A procession will follow to Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, 5725 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, Texas 76034 where Alvin will be laid to rest.
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