Ervin Thomas

December 9, 1962December 1, 2018

Ervin Thomas Sr (55) returned to his heavenly home December 1, 2018.

Ervin was born in Tuscaloosa Alabama to Jesse and Gracie Thomas on December 9, 1962.

Ervin was an entrepreneur at heart. He was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend. He was smart, loving and generous. He wanted the best for everyone. His advice and knowledge was priceless and he touched everyone’s heart that knew him. One of the most important thing was his family. He was blessed with a large family and is dearly missed by his loved ones who understand the fact that he is at peace with his creator.

He leaves to cherish his loving memory his parents, Jesse and Gracie Thomas, his children, Mario Jones, Tyronza (Derrick) Roper, Sukia Cooper, Ervin Thomas Jr, Dierre Robinson, Rayshawn (Marshalle) Rush, Danita Roberts, Tasha Thomas and Demareah Martin, his siblings, Leroy Grant, Eddie (Audra) Grant, Carolyn (Marcus) Reliford, Dora Thomas and Terrance Thomas, Grandkids, Mario Jr, Tyreon, Denym, Adonis, Savannah, Kani, Honesty, Bre'Asia, Dominique Jr, Dom'Marie, Domi'Onna, Julius, Cartel, Madison, Taliah, Da'Kari and Camaiyah. Special Cousin, Annie Walker, Special Friend, Danielle Barnes, Best Friends, Roscoe, Renae, Larry, Roxanne, Phil, Yvette, . Also a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; Claude and Edna Mae Taylor, Golia Mae Winbush and Robert Lee Thomas; son, Dominique Thomas Sr.; brother, Jovan Suggs; and nephew, Angelo Jones Jr.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday December 8, 2018, Calling Hours will be at 11:00am, Service will be at 12:00pm at Second Baptist Church 690 S Main St, Akron, OH 44311. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery Akron, OH. Condolences can be sent to 869 Hartford Akron, OH 44321.

The family would like to thank everyone for keeping them in your thoughts and prayers. The comforting words, cards, flowers, food, donations and visits are appreciated. Special Thanks to Rose Hill Funeral Home, Second Baptist Church, Renae Hill and Shawn McWain. A more personal acknowledgement will be sent at a later date.

Thank you and may God be with all of us.


  • Visitation Saturday, December 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 8, 2018

Ervin Thomas

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December 9, 2018

Family, I am saddened to hear of Ervin transition. Over time we have lost touch, but I remember and cherish the wonderful weekend trips to Columbus. Please know we love and pray for comfort during this difficult time.

Tyearra Thomas

December 8, 2018

Free... FLY HIGH

Rest In Peace Ervin.

Tivoli Jones

December 8, 2018

Rest in Heaven.

Kami Colbert

December 7, 2018

Was very smart that was the main attraction about him his mind I’ll miss my friend
May the Lord give the peace to all the family that’s in need
Much love
From the Colbert family

Kimberly Maglione-Zeman

December 6, 2018

My sincere sympathies to Ervin’s family and friends. I went to Junior High and High School with him and he was always friendly and kind. May your good memories bring lots of comfort!

Darlene Hall McFadden

December 6, 2018

Rest in peace.

Helen Brooks

December 4, 2018

Gracie and the Family. Although today is difficult and it is hard to see beyond the anguish that you feel, looking back on the wonderful memories that you shared with Ervin can bring some peace and comfort. May you have strength for today and faith for tomorrow. Please accept BB, Soutann and my deepest and most heartfelt condolences at this most difficult time.

BB, Soutann and Sister Helen/Los Angeles, CA