Charlie Thomas

  • Born: January 10, 1935
  • Died: March 27, 2020
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois

Russo's Hillside Chapels

4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162
Tel. 708.449.5300

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Charlie by adding your memories and photos.

Charlie Thomas passed away Friday, March 27th, 2020. Beloved husband of Sue A. nee Fisher. Devoted father of Diane (Charles) Levy, Yvette (Mark) Henderson and Mary (Andrew) Reid. Loving son of the late Anderson and the late Mable nee Wade Thomas. Fond grandfather of Tara Levy, Jason Henderson, Angela (Tyrice) Hobbs, Daniel Reid and Phoebe Reid, . Fond great-grandfather of Joshua Hobbs, Caleb Hobbs, Olivia Hobbs and Zion Prescott. Dear brother of Jeffie Mae Booker, Louise Potts, John (Ella) Thomas, Isadore (Dorothy) Thomas, Willie James Thomas, JT Moore, Minnie Mae Buckingham, Denotrice (Roy) Smith, Deborah (Albert) Robinson, the late George Thomas, the late Mae Washington, the late Anderson Thomas Jr., the late Otha Thomas, the late Roosevelt Thomas, the late Lula Mae Simmons and the late Leontine Woodson. Dear Uncle of many nieces and nephews and many close friends.

In keeping in compliance with the current CDC and IDHP recommendations regarding size (not exceed more than 10 people), all funeral services for Charlie Thomas will remain private for just the immediate family only. For additional information, call (708) 449-5300. Please visit Charlie's personal tribute website at and sign his guestbook. If you wish to send a sympathy card or mass card to Charlie's family, please send it to Russo's Hillside Chapels, care of Charlie Thomas. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimers Association at A public memorial service will be announced at a later date.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Hi Sue,

I know this is super late, but I just wanted to reach out and see how you were doing. I never got to talk to you before Charlie passed away and I really would like to be able to do that. If you can, email me we can set up a time to talk. I'd love to hear from you.


Posted by Eric Pelletier - Chicago, IL - Friend   November 20, 2020

To my Aunt Sue and Cousins my prayers are with you all during your/our time of Bereavement, my grandmother's look alike (Mae) Lol, but I will keep you all in my prayers and sorry for your loss Love you all!

Posted by Jackie Anderson - Lexington, MS - Family   April 06, 2020

Thanks uncle Charlie for being the rock of the Thomas family for years I pray that you will have eternal peace we will always love and remember what you left with us as Thomas Men May God have mercy on your soul love your nephew Andre

Posted by Andre Thomas - Fort Worth, TX - Family   April 05, 2020

My condolences
85 years for a great handsome uncle. I love you and pray that you guys will be ok ❤

Posted by Veronica Allen - Fort worth, TX - Family   April 05, 2020


Remembering with you, when the heart is grieving. God comes near to bring his comfort, to catch every tear. lI love you all. Uncle Charlie take your rest and say hello to my dad.

Posted by Nancy Rice - Westchester, IL - Family   April 05, 2020

Uncle Charlie you fought a good fight and you kept the faith..No more suffering down here..Rest in Heaven love you your niece

Posted by Terrell Thomas - Oaklawn, IL - Family   April 05, 2020


To Charlie,
A favorite verse for a favorite Dad: Romans 8:38...

Thank you for your love and life-lessons. I don't think a son could ask for more, you were, and "still are" an inspiration and fine example of what it means to be a good dad and family man. May you rest in the Lord until we meet again. Your sons, Chuck & Mark.

Posted by Mark Henderson - Hillside, IL - Son   April 05, 2020

My family will keep your family in our prayers and you have our deepest condolences

Posted by Ruth Barnes - Markham - Family   April 04, 2020


Lean on your friends for support at this time. After all, that's what friendship is for. Remember comfort and peace, when your pain is too great, count on the Lord.
Our prayers are with you and yours,
Randy, Jacqueline, Ralen, and Nylah.

Posted by Jacqueline Veasey - Maywood, IL - Family Friend   April 03, 2020


With heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you and the Thomas Family. May the Lord keep you, strengthen,comfort and bless you during this time.

Ms.Wilson,Bmbc Church Member

Posted by Ladriena Wilson - Bellwood, IL - Friend   April 02, 2020


The Lambert Family is sending our prayers and condolences to the family.

Joy Lambert, Chicago, IL

Posted by Joy Lambert - Chicago, IL - Family Friend   April 01, 2020

Hold to the great memories! Know you are surrounded by love. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jessie & Joyce Meredith

Posted by Jessie & Joyce Meredith - Friend   April 01, 2020

1 Thessalonans4:13-15.
1 Thessalonians 4: 13-15
Forever ❤

Posted by Mary Reid - Chicago, IL - Daughter   April 01, 2020


Dear Charlie I will Miss you. we Have become friend over the Last few years I will remember your Loving smile and the way you used to Laugh at different comments your wife sue and I would make you were truely a blessing in all of our Lives. you are Now an Angel In Heaven and Looking down on all of us you will still be in my prayers daily eternal Peace is granted to you.

Posted by Paul Sikora Sikora - Berwyn, IL - Friend   April 01, 2020

Cool Dad

Posted by Yvette - Hillside, IL - Mother   April 01, 2020

Charlie with his nieces

Posted by Yvette - Hillside, IL - Daughter   March 31, 2020

Sending condolences to all family members

Posted by Mary James - Maywood, IL - Family Friend   March 31, 2020


Granddaddy, you are a blessing to me and I am eternally grateful to have had you in my life. While you may not be with me in the physical sense, you will forever be in my heart. I love you and know that you are watching over me.

Posted by Tara Levy - Forest Park, IL - Grandchild   March 31, 2020

Eternal peace and rest with our heaven Father unto Mr. Thomas. May God continue to bless and keep you all during your time of sorrow.

Posted by Marvin McCurry - Chicago, IL - Friend   March 30, 2020

Thanks Granddad, you put me in a good mood when I was in a bad mood, I will miss you...

Posted by Jason - Hillside, IL - Grandchild   March 30, 2020


Thank you for all your love and wisdom... it was an honor to be your daughter. Until we meet again...

Posted by Yvette - Hillside, IL - Daughter   March 30, 2020

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Grandma and Granddad dancing

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Happy Father's Day to the World's GREATEST Granddad!

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Charlie with his nieces

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Sister and nephew trying to hide

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Cool Dad

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Family with Baby Jason
Memories of Mississippi

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Thomas Family Reunion
Thomas Brothers