In memory: Earlie Thomas

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Earlie Thomas, who passed away on July 3, at the age of 76, leaving to mourn family and friends. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.Earllie Thomas and his wife, Kathy.

He was predeceased by: his siblings, Gertrude Rice, Ray Thomas, Jr. and Zackery Kinney. He is survived by: his siblings, Earnest Williams, Jr. (Hui Suk), John Matt Williams (Meryle), David Williams (Mae) and Faye; his wife Kathy; his sons, Garrett (Sonya), Ryan (Stephanie) and Jeramie (Jinny); his grandchildren, Nichelle, Nina, Naishon, Riley, Imani, Isaak, Tommy, Rian, Jones and Tsunami; and his great grandchildren, Maya and Myles.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 1, at Summitview Church, 1601 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins.

See tributes to Earlie:

Football, stage star Earlie Thomas bloomed from rocky soil

‘Nothing was too hard’ for former Colorado State and NFL star Earlie Thomas

Donations in Earlie’s memory can be made to the Morris K. Udall Parkinson’s Disease Research Center of Excellence, G. R. I. T. Athletics, Calvary Temple Christian Church, or Loving Haiti.