Robert L Thomas, 51 of Springfield, MA, departed this life on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at his home, where he wanted to be with his family, who he loved very much. He was born in Springfield, MA on June 11, 1969 and was the son of Willie Thomas and Clementine Williams Thomas. He was predeceased by his brother Willie Thomas Jr. (Bear) and son Robert Thomas Jr. (Little Rob).
Robert, better know as "Rob", attended public schools in Springfield. He was a member of Healing Temple Outreach Ministry. He loved playing basketball, he loved his music, he was known for his rapping. He had a special gift with children. He also is know as a people person. Rob always made you feel like one of the family.
He leaves to cherish his memories his devoted wife and caregiver, Gayam Washington Thomas (Kim) of 21 years. Two daughters, Daniella McIvery of Connecticut, Shimyua Washington of Springfield, two sons Devin Thomas of Tennessee and Shanel Thomas of Springfield, a sister Shirley Thomas Glenn (Ronald) or North Carolina. He leaves behind a host of inlaws, aunts, Uncles, 6 Grandchildren, Godchildren, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
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