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Trevor James Thomas

Trevor James Thomas  (November 28, 1990 – July 3, 2012)

Trevor James Thomas, 21, of Jay, FL passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012 on Chumuckla Highway in a tragic car accident on his way to work. He was born at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, FL on November 28, 1990 on his Grandmother Judy Ballard’s birthday.

Trevor was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rex Thomas and Judy Ballard, his cousin Eric Thomas and uncle, Mike McLean. He is survived by his fiancé Leanne Hughes, parents, Dale and Pam Thomas, siblings Whitney Thomas-Singleton (Brian) & Marshal Thomas, nieces, Kali Vernon and Chloe Singleton, grandparents, Ann Thomas (Roy Dickey), Carlton McLean and Silas Ballard and future in-laws Kimberly Brooks, Brittany Brooks and Sarah Brooks.


Trevor was a 2009 honors graduate of Jay High School. He played trombone from 6th to 12th grade in the JHS Band, and was Band President his Senior year. While in band, Trevor met his best friend and love of his life, Leanne Hughes. He proposed to Leanne on December 10, 2011 on Pensacola Beach. They’ve been happily together for seven years. He was a student at the University of West Florida majoring in Chemistry and also working at the Woodbine McDonalds.

Trevor was such a special person. He was very intelligent, incredibly loving, and extremely happy. He always had a bright smile on his beautiful face that touched everyone’s heart that knew him. He loved music, was constantly singing and had an amazing voice. He spent the majority of his time with his family and friends whom he loved dearly. Trevor’s hobbies included, gaming on the Xbox 360, reading, basketball, football, fantasy football, playing magic cards, and playing with his and Leanne’s dog, Tater. Trevor had a soft spot in his heart for people in need. He was a very giving person and would help people any way he could. Trevor will be deeply missed and loved by all those who treasured him.


A visitation will be held at Jay Funeral Home from 6-9 P.M. on Saturday, July 7, 2012. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at True Worship Assembly at 3:00 P.M. with Rev. Johnny Johnson officiating services. Burial will follow at Pineview United Methodist Church. Pallbearers will be Willis Cannon, Derek Diamond, Zach Dykes, Zachary Godwin, Robbie Rawls, and Jake Sasser. Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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2 Comments for “Trevor James Thomas”

  1. Donna & Duane

    Prayers to all of Trevor’s family and friends. He was a smart, sweet, funny young man who will be missed by many.
    He was a wonderful friend to our son, Derek, and we will miss his smiling face at our house.

  2. whitney

    My little brother, Trevor, was a bright light in a world full of darkness and danger… we all need to strive to be more like Trevor and share the light of his beautiful soul. This world could really use it. I love you so much Trev.

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