Carey "Cake" Thomas, Jr. was born on January 6,1941 to the late Mr. Carey and Mrs. Ellen B. Thomas in Goodwater, Alabama.
He joined Hatchett Springs Baptist Church at an early age. He was united in holy matrimony to Mrs. Kathy L. Thomas on September 27,1996.
Carey Thomas, Jr. departed this life on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at his residence in Goodwater, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; four sisters, Hattie Longshaw, Molly B. Chapman, Lessie M. Kennedy, and Zelma Hoyett; five brothers, Henry L. Thomas, Robert Leonard, Ulyess Leonard, Earnest Leonard, and Curtis Thomas.
He leaves to cherish his memories: a loving and devoted wife, Kathy Thomas; three sons, Henry (Angela) Kelly of Sylacauga, Alabama, Carey L. (Shirleyann) Thomas of Alexander City, Alabama and Kelvin (Georginna) Wright of Duluth, Georgia; seven daughters, Beverly (Lewis) Echols of Talladega, Alabama, Artrea Benson of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Wendylon (Terrance) Fluker of Sylacauga, Alabama, Teresa (Jerry) Huntley of Alexander City, Alabama, Marilyn Thomas, Doran Mitchell and Alicia Thomas all of Goodwater, Alabama; fifteen grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one brother, Frank (Delphine) Thomas of Goodwater, Alabama; two sisters, Bernice Jackson and Annie L. Russell both of Goodwater, Alabama; ten sisters-in-law; six brothers-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.