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Phillip Eric Thomas

June 21, 1974 — December 9, 2021

Phillip Eric Thomas

A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Phillip Eric Thomas of Tampa, FL who passed away on December 9, 2021, will be held at Light of the World Church of Deliverance, 4701 North 15th St, Tampa, FL on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, 4610 East Hanna Ave., Tampa, FL. Mr. Phillip Eric Thomas was born on June 21, 1974 in Tampa, FL to Joan E. Gundy.

He was a professional cook for most of his career starting at Big John’s Alabama BBQ, then progressing to freelance services. He volunteered at Trinity Center feeding the homeless and assisted individuals and groups giving back to the community.

He was preceded in death by his Grandparents: John and Zona Bell Gundy; his son, Phillip E. Thomas, Jr. (Willetta Glen-Harris - Mother). He leaves behind his daughter: Philethia Ericka Thomas; mother, Joan Eva Gundy; brothers, Ernest Lee Thomas, John Thomas (Zonata) and Paul W. Thomas; Best friends, Ron Gudes, Keith Yore, John Larry and Deandre Edmonds; grandchildren, nieces, nephews, Stephens Family and McCalla Family.

There will be a visitation on Friday, December 17th, from 5pm-7pm at Gudes Funeral Home, 4050 E. Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33610.

Family and friends are asked to meet at the church at 1:45 p.m. for the service to be held on Saturday December 18, 2021.

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Visitation

Friday, December 17, 2021

5:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Light of the World Church

4701 N 15th Street, Tampa, FL 33610

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Light of the World Church

4701 N 15th Street, Tampa, FL 33610

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Burial

Rest Haven Memorial Park

4615 E Hanna Ave, Tampa, FL 33610

Internment to follow funeral services

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