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Timothy James Thomas

July 22, 1960 — February 21, 2023

Timothy (Tim) James Thomas, age 62, of Lynchburg, Virginia peacefully passed from this life into eternity on February 21, 2023, surrounded by his loved ones at the UVA University Hospital in Charlottesville, Virginia.

He was born at Lynchburg General Hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia, on July 22, 1960, to the late Tom James Thomas, Jr. and the late Dorothy Mae Thomas.

Tim was preceded in death by his father; Tom James Thomas, Jr and his mother Dorothy Mae Thomas.

He leaves to cherish his memories; his lifelong partner of 35 years, Courtney Megginson of Lynchburg, VA and Alec Megginson of Lynchburg, VA whom he loved as a son.

His devoted siblings:  Shirley Gatling (Darryl) of Brandywine, MD, Nancy Tucker of Upper Marlboro, MD, Anthony (Tony) Thomas (Cynthia) of Rustburg, VA, Gregory Thomas (Patricia) of Dallas, TX, Wanda Lynch of Sicklerville, NJ and Nakedra (Mechelle) Thomas, of Seymour, CT; one niece Vanity Gatling of Brandywine, MD.  Five Nephews:  Shannon Gatling (Tangie) of Madison Heights, VA, Jegan Tucker of Upper Marlboro, MD, Anthony (AJ) Thomas, II of Evington, VA, Patrick Thomas (Stephanie) Duncanville, TX and Lutheran (LT) Wiley, Jr. (Johnelle) of Sicklerville, NJ.; three Great Nieces: Shaelyn Gatling of Lynchburg, VA, Bella Gatling of Brandywine, MD and Emma Wiley of Sicklerville, NJ; four great nephews: Khalil Gatling of Brandywine, MD, Jamal Hutchinson of Brandywine, MD, Sean Thomas of Dallas, TX, and Larenz Wiley of Dallas, TX; two great-great nieces; Alaiya Lewis of Baltimore, MD and Elizabeth Valle of Lynchburg, VA; one Uncle, Wilmer Smith (Ceil) Upper Marlboro, MD.  Three Aunts: Ceil Smith of Upper Marlboro, MD, Bernice Thomas Roane of Silver Spring, MD and Ella Mae Hill of Dallas, TX and a host of many relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held on Friday, March 3rd from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg. The funeral service will be on Saturday, March 4th at 11:00 am at Tharp Funeral Home Chapel, 220 Breezewood Drive, Lynchburg, VA. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.
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