Arthur Leroy Thomas was born on May 26, 1952 to the late Elijah Thomas, Sr. and Willie Maxwell. He departed this life on December 4, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, AR.
Arthur was preceded in death by his father, Elijah Thomas and three brothers: Herman Lee Thomas, Edward Lee Thomas and Sammy Thomas, Sr.
Arthur, Affectionately known by most as "Leroy", was know for his infectious laugh. he had a heart of gold and was always willing to help others. He completed his educational journey at England High School. After a brief tenure in the United States Army, Arthur worked several jobs finally landing in his career as an automotive salesman, where he worked until he retired.
Arthur leaves to cherish his memory his wife Deborah Perry-Thomas, mother, Willie Maxwell; four daughters: Shelva (Fernando) Spraglin, Trennia Turner of Little Rock, Niesha Perry of Dermott, AR and Courtney Bilups of Jacksonville, FL; two sons Myron White and Byron White; nine grandchildren: Elesha Spraglin, Fernando Spraglin, Jaylan Rodgers, and Brooklin Moore.
He also leaves four brothers: Curtis (yvonne)Thomas of Little Rock, AR, Sherman Thomas, Elijah Thomas, Jr., and Raymond (Schonnie) Thomas of England, AR; six sisters: Queen Sprears and Wanda Thomas of England, AR, Angela Jones and Shirley Turner of Little Rock , AR, Sybil Thomas and Charlotte White, Scott, AR. One uncle Dwight (Minnie ) McFree one aunt Geraline Johnson of England, AR, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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