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Life Celebration of Donald Thomas

Donald Thomas, 75, of Lakeland passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Lakeland, GA on August 25, 1944 to the late Ollie Lawton Thomas & Essie Royal Thomas and had lived there his entire life. Mr. Thomas was a retired mechanic from Levi Straus.

He is survived by his son, Greg Thomas, granddaughter, Katelyn Thomas both of Valdosta, three sisters and two brother-in-laws, Essie Lee (Angel) Torres, Vonice (Benny) Dean, and Bonnie Thomas, all of Lakeland. Niece; Josefa (Butch) Fussell, nephew; Benny II (Sabrina) Dean, all of Lakeland, nieces; Holly (Landon) Meeks of Axson and Zoe (Danilo) Coyago of Savannah, numerous great nieces and great nephews. Mr. Thomas is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Lawton Thomas and nephew, Torre Thomas.

A private family graveside service was held on Monday, April 06, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Burnt Church Cemetery.  Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Carson McLane Funeral Home.


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