Leon David Thomas was born January 27, 1950 in South Bend, to Donald E. and Mary G. (Lekens) Thomas Sr. He passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021 in Mishawaka, at the Golden Living Center. He was 71 years old.
Leon grew up in South Bend and in his youth he attended classes at Logan Center. Leon enjoyed listening to music and spending time with loved ones. Leon always had a smile on his face and kind words for all he met. He loved meeting people and never met a stranger, as he befriended everyone. Leon was truly one of God’s special people.
Survivors include his brother, Edward “Ed” L. Thomas of Mishawaka, sisters, Sally A. (Thomas) Dobroat of Mishawaka and Rose M. (Thomas) Dooley of Warren, Michigan, as well as twelve nieces and nephews and numerous other family members.
Leon was preceded in death by his mother and father, brother, Donald E. Thomas Jr., paternal grandparents, Floran A. and Daisy Mae (Fair) Thomas and maternal grandparents, Emiel L. and Alma (Buysse) Lekens.
A graveside service for burial of cremated remains will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola, IN. Palmer Funeral Homes-River Park Chapel assisted the family with cremation.
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