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Singing Hills Funeral Home

6221 University Hills Blvd, Dallas, TX

OBITUARY

Rickie Thomas

July 6, 1954July 26, 2020

Rickie Thomas was born July 6, 1954 in Dallas, Texas to Emma Thomas Malone and Freddy Turner. He graduated from Pinkerton High School and met his high school, Bonnie Verie Merida. They later married on December 21, 1973 and they were married for 47 years.

He practiced a strong, religious faith, was an active member of the church and drove the bus for Great Commission Baptist Church.

Rickie Thomas had many skill and was employed with the City of Dallas Water Department. Later he became a bus driver for Dallas Area Rapid Transit (Dart) and Greyhound Lines before retiring.

He enjoyed sports and was a true Cowboys and Rangers fan.

Rickie was preceded in death by his mother; Emma Malone, father; Freddy Turner; Grandson; Clyde Stevenson Gomez Jr., and his sister in law; Earline Thomas.

Those left to cherish his memories are: his beloved wife; Bonnie Thomas, children; Katrandra Taylor (Dexter) and Keahsha Gomez (Clyde). Grandchildren; Dexter O. Taylor II, Deryck Taylor, Ceylon Hollis, Emilia Gomez, and Elijah Gomez. Great grandchild Jaylynn Hollis and his expectant great grand daughter, Ivorie Camille Taylor. Brother; Myron Thomas, Nephews; Paul Jimmerson, Christopher Thomas, and a host of nieces, other nephews, relatives and friends.

Services

6 August

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Singing Hills Funeral Home

6221 UNIVERSITY HILLS BLVD
DALLAS, TX 75241

7 August

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Singing Hills Funeral Home

6221 UNIVERSITY HILLS BLVD
DALLAS, TX 75241

7 August

Committal Service

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Laurel Land Memorial Park

6300 So. R. L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75232

Memories

Rickie Thomas

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Fannie Bell

August 4, 2020

Bonnie, my Sister from another Mother. When Freddie & I became friends/Sisters, so did you. Thank you for allowing me to be part of the family. My prayers & love go out to you and the rest of the family. The love of your life is resting in His arms now at peace. May his love always be with you and God continue to bless you and the family. We grieve with you. Love Fannie

Shirley WARREN

August 3, 2020

Praying for you family! May God give you peace and comfort in your time of loss.
God be with you all.
Love Shirley

Carolyn Douglas

July 31, 2020

Darling cousin Bonnie,
To you and family I give my deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved husband of 47 years. Losing a soulmate is an indescribable pain and by God’s Grace you will be able to endure it. I too am bearing the untimely loss of my beloved and while my heart is broken into pieces, it is God who strengthens me in my weakness. And sends me Devine Help. You will discover the same. Just hold on to God’s unchanging hand for His will be done in your new life. I also send you a blanket of love and prayers to cover you and your family at this sad time of mourning .

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