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Egbert V. Thomas Jr. Dies at 79

Egbert V. Thomas Jr. Veteran Egbert V. Thomas Jr., also known as "Junie," "Thomo" or "Thomas," of Estate Anna’s Hope died on Sunday, March 22. He was 79 years old.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Florine A. Williams-Thomas.
He is survived by his daughters: Margaret A., Janice A., Rena M. and Tricia R. Thomas; sons: Gary V. J. Thomas and Egbert V. Thomas III; sisters: Elaine Forbes, Daphne Andrews, Dorothea Vivican and Myrtle Daniel; brother, Roy Thomas; grandchildren: Tywon Thomas and Rashida Wynn, Gary Shawn, Jamall, Giselle, Kareem, Michael, Daniel and Christina Thomas, Alicia Thomas-Madir, Janiesa Pompey, Tré and Tori Thomas, Reneah Guzman, Alejandro Guzman Jr., and Jahkiyl, Asaesha and Nelaesha John; great-grandchildren: Devonté Matthew, Dea’Najah and Deanari Petersen, Na’Shaniyah, J’Zacai and J’Zai Thomas, Jahreem and Jeremiah Thomas, Y’mani Thomas, Jaylin Khalil, Layla Santos, Jasmine Madir and Kaedyn Thomas; and nieces: Frances Caines, Jacqueline Williams, Clarissa Lockhart, Aurelia Ross-Estrill, Elaine Springer, Rita Johnson, Verna Forbes-Dowling, Evelle Forbes, Sheryl Andrews-Brown, Nadine Andrews, Valerie Francis, Kristine Vivican and Deidre Daniel.
He is also survived by nephews: Floyd Hendersen, Patrick James, Howard Forbes, Almeric Thomas, Alphonso Andrews Jr., Akil-Talib Andrews, Rodney Thomas and Damian Daniel; daughter-in-law, Maline Duparl-Thomas; sisters-in-law; Genevieve Thomas, Raphalia Williams-Watson and Leila Williams-Carty; and relatives: Victorina Hansen, Maria Pinder, the Jacobs family, the Burke family, the Emanuel family, the Williams family, the Romney family, the Phipps family, the Rivera family, the McAlpin family, Kiture Burke, Catherine Braham, the Hector family, the Henry family, the Joseph family, the O’Reilly family, the Johnson family, the Russell family, the Smith family, Brenda Myers and family, Audrey Farrell and family, Camille Larsen and family, the Krigger family, Harold Johnson, Ivy Barry-Boyce, the Byron family, Jerry James and family, the Rhymer family, Lydia Thomas and family, the Evans family, the Horseford family, the Bailey family, the Petersen family, the Francis family, Alice Richardson and family.
Other relatives include the Todman family, Alden Martinez and family, the Watson family, Glen “Butcher” Brown, Eugene “Genix” Thomas and family, Henry Armstrong, Inez Williams and family, Wayne Thomas and family, Johannes “Tartie” Lendhart, the Dickenson family, Geraldine Jolly and family, the Ellis family, Camille Clarke and family, Gregory, the Techeira family, Malcolm Hughes and Jennifer Graham; godchildren: Alejandro Guzman Jr., Raymond and Laurel Moorehead, Rishawn Watson, Aleyah Phipps, Wendell “Baha” Grant and others; adopted children and grandchildren: Molly Bryson-Dorsey, Evelise Rosado, Carlos Rivera, Anthony “Latumba” Minto, Martita Rouss-Chardon, Mandy Charlery-Thomas, Derisse Baker, Jabria Sweeney, Jaeda Abraham, Kiara Francis, N’Kosi Benjamin and Aayden Rodriguez; special friends: Marcelo “Mas” Felix, Lauritz L. Moorehead, Roy and Helena Vialet, Josephine Hector, Clarice Sealey, Eugenio Rodriguez, Ernest and Roslyn Galloway, and Marie Begraff.
Other survivors include friends: Victor Ward, Wilbert Dennis, Leroy Danielson and family, Eleanor Johnson, Florabelle Miller and family, the Ebbesen family, Gloria Joseph, Sharon “Fafe” Benjamin-Dennis, the Bryson family, Diane Edwards and family, Freddy Thurland, George Thurland, Eusebio Christian and family, Frederick Gibson, Bodel Simmonds and family, Marcia Johnson and family, Juanita Christian and family, Cheryl Martinez, Larry and Esther Williams and family, Sheryl Williams and family, Lorraine Gifft and family, Greta Calwood and family, Viola Henry, Juanita Corcino, Alphonse Estrill, the Llanos family, Rudy Rivera, Otis Hicks and family, Eleanor Simms, Dennis Richardson, Lisa Henry, Veronica Jeffrey, Ramdaye Rodriguez, Diedre Carver, Wilfred Tuitt, the Gautier family, the Guzman family, Vera Lindquist, Ettiene Derricks, Holy Cross Saturday Night Mass family, Anna’s Hope family; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention
A viewing will be held at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 17, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment will be at Christiansted Cemetery.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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