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Kendrick Avery Thomas

November 18, 1971 ~ July 24, 2020 (age 48)


Kendrick Avery Thomas departed this life peacefully on July 24, 2020 at Passages at the Sanctuary Hospice Center in New Orleans, La.  He was 48 years old.  He was born on November 18, 1971 to Vernetta Wells Thomas and the late Billie Wayne Thomas Sr., in New Orleans, La. 

He grew up in Gretna, La., until he and his family moved to Atlanta, GA in 1987.  In 1990, he graduated from Cross Keys High School in Atlanta, Ga.  He worked as a truck driver and was known for having a playful spirit.  Kendrick is preceded in death by his father, Billie Wayne Thomas Sr., and his sister Margaret Rose White.  He is survived by his mother, Vernetta Thomas, daughter Ava Thomas, his brother Billie Wayne Thomas Jr., and his sister Tonia Thomas.  He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. 

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation on Friday July 31, 2020, at Robinson Family Funeral Home located at 9611 HWY. 23, Belle Chasse La., 70037 from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M.  Graveside services and entombment will follow at McDonghville Cemetery in Gretna, La., at 11:30 A.M.      

Due to COVID – 19 everyone in attendance MUST wear a mask or other proper facial covering.  

The family will also announce an open reception for all to celebrate Kendrick’s memory at a later date due to COVID – 19. 

Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 HWY. 23 BELLE CHASSE, LA., 70037 (504) 208 – 2119.   

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July 31, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Robinson Family Funeral Home
9611 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037

Graveside Service
July 31, 2020

11:30 AM
McDonoghville Cemetery, Gretna, LA

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