A Time to be Born
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James Edward Thomas, Jr. was born on July 14, 1960 in the Bronx, New York to Sylvia and James Edward Thomas.
A Time to Die
James (affectionately called Jamey and Jimmy) passed on August 5, 2019 in Queens, New York where he resided most of his life.
A Time to Learn
Jimmy was educated in the public schools in Queens, New York.
A Time to Embrace
Jimmy was the proud father of his son Thomas James Thomas and he loved his role of being the only brother to his sisters.
A Time to Remember
Jimmy enjoyed all aspects of cars. He enjoyed working with cars, anything that was mechanical, all electronics, carpentry and he loved trains. He enjoyed attending the New York street festivals.
Jimmy never gave a no response to any of his family members and he was always punctual and took pride in his accomplishments. Many in the community knew him as the bike man because he took pleasure in riding his bike. He always was willing to give a helping hand to others. Jimmy was known in the neighborhood as the handy man, because he was always fixing something for someone. From washing windows to Christmas decorations, to laying floors. He did it all.
He is preceded in death by his birth Mother-Sylvia Thomas; Mother-Ethel Curtis and Father-George M. Curtis; Timothy Teague (step-brother).
Jimmy leaves a host of family and friends to cherish his memory. Family members include: Grandmother-Ruth T. Brooks; father-James Edward Thomas (Sharon); sisters-Audrey J.T. Bullock (Kenneth); Valorie R. Thomas (Glenn) and Sharon Early; son-Thomas James Thomas; nieces and nephews-Lisa M. Jay (Johnny); Terrence Reese; Danielle Early; Ian Woods; Semira J. Bullock; Sienna J. Bullock; great-niece and nephews-Jupiter, Zepher and Capell Jay; step-brothers-Michael (Joanne) Pickens, James and Tyson (Andrea) Teague.