Richard Jarmon Thomas

September 4, 1938 – March 26, 2021

Richard Jarmon Thomas, 82, of Marion passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021 at Union General Hospital in Farmerville, LA.

Richard was born on September 4, 1938 in Marion, LA to Jackie Lee and Eugenia Thomas. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Artie Thomas, his children, Michael Thomas (Renita) and Michelle Tilton (Mike); his grandchildren, Lauren Hodge (Justin)  Hannah Bailiff (Shay)  and Sara Tilton; his great-grandchildren, Emersyn Hodge, Jett Hodge, Elle Bailiff and Noah Bailiff.

Richard loved his family dearly. He supported his family and was sure to show them his love. In his younger years, he enjoyed adventures on the river, hunting and fishing. He was a hard worker. He owned a timber company, took care of gas wells and drove a school bus. He loved gardening and kept his lawn looking perfect. He had a unique sense of humor and was truly one of a kind.

Richard will be deeply missed by family and friends. A memorial service is to be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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