Richard W. Thomas is fondly known as “Sarge” was born on January 6, 1950, at Magee Women’s Hospital to the late Emmett Thomas and Elizabeth Thomas Pierson. He passed on to glory on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, in the comfort of his home. Richard grew up in the Hill District and went to Schenley High School where he became President of his Senior Class of 1969. After graduation, he attended the University of Pittsburgh. He worked various jobs and positions, NAACP, Human Relations, and additional jobs assisting others until he decided to venture out on his own to do what he loved…..Accounting. Richard continued his private practice until he went on to glory.
He is survived by his brother, Ronald Thomas; his wife of 46 years, Mary; three children, Monte (Trina), Nyla and Jamie (William); eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two blessings on the way. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends. He lived a good life until he was called home. He will be truly missed and will never be forgotten. We Love you Husband, Daddy, Pop-Pop.
My Angel is Happy,… My Angel is Free,… My Angel in Heaven watches over me. Love Mary