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Leslie Thomas

March 5, 2019

Leslie “Scrap” Thomas, 60, of Sun River Terrace, passed away Feb. 26, 2019, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

He was born Sept. 14, 1958, in Eutaw, Ala., the son of Leslie Thomas Sr. and Mary Jean Crutcher.

Leslie was the owner of Scrap’s Sensational Hair Salon and a resident of the Kankakee County area for 49 years. He was a graduate of St. Anne High School and Broadway Beauty School.

He was a Chicago Bears fan and enjoyed playing pool, bird watching, playing chess, watching Western movies, listening to jazz music and spending time with family.

Surviving are a stepdaughter, Summer Allen, of Chicago; and a stepson, Cornell Jones, of Chicago. Also surviving are his mother, Mary Jean Thomas, of Sun River Terrace; and his father, Leslie Thomas Sr., of Chicago Heights; three sisters, Gwendolyn Crutcher, of Sun River Terrace, Mattie Boyden (Gerald Turner), of Hopkins Park, and Melvina Thomas, of Chicago; five brothers, The Rev. Kelvin (Delphine) Thomas, of Pembroke Township, Gregory (Alametea) Thomas, of Kankakee, the Rev. Victor (Danielle) Thomas, of Hartford, Conn., Terrance (Lakisha) Thomas, of Springfield, and Marquise L. Thomas, of Chicago Heights.

Preceding him in death were his maternal and paternal grandparents; great-nephew; and two great-nieces.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Thursday, March 7, until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Second Baptist Church, 717 N. Wildwood Ave., Kankakee, with the Rev. Victor Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Momence Cemetery, Momence.

Please sign his online guestbook at leggettfuneral.net.

(Pd)