Edward Wright Thomas was born May 24, 1951 in Newark, NJ to the late Mr. Edward Wright Thomas Sr. and Mrs. Selest Thomas.Edward received his education as and alumni of Essex County College and went on from there to become a youth mentor. Edward then became a cabinet worker /carpenter. Edward held many carpenter positions throughout the NJ area.
Edward was a beloved son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Edward was a classic move buff sitting and watching black and white movies for hours. Edward also loved jazz and his knowledge of jazz was very extensive. Edward spent his leisure time visiting New York City eating and exploring new restaurants.
Edward leaves to mourn his sisters; Delores Nichols (Hillside, NJ) and Patricia Thomas (Wilkes Barre, PA), grand-children; Nailah Sherman, Jacob Sherman and Caleb Sherman., nieces; Maureen Mitchell, Johnnique Nichol and Maureen Nichol, nephews; Edward Nichols, Jerry Nichols, Steven Nichols, Anthony Nichols, Jerome Nichols, Antwoynne Murray, Kenneth Nichols and Kimuni Thomas and a host of family and friends.