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Richard Marcus Thomas

November 5, 1954 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 66)


Richard Marcus Thomas, 66, of Ramseur, died Thursday, March 11, 2021 at his residence.

Graveside Services, 12 PM, Sunday, March 14, 2021, at Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro. Attendees are asked by the family to please wear masks and practice social distancing at the service and to bring your own yard chairs due to limited seating.

Officiating, Mr. Lavette Graham, Rev. Jeff Martin.

Richard was a native of Randolph County and a longtime resident of Ramseur. He graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelors Degree and was a retired teacher and coach with the Randolph County School System. Richard was a coach on the 2010 Eastern Randolph Softball State 2A Championship team. He was a member of Franklinville United Methodist Church. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, E.S. and Margaret Trogdon Thomas, Jr.

Survivors: wife, Carolyn Dorsett Thomas, of the home, sons, Jon Thomas, and wife, Amanda, of Ramseur, Adam Thomas, and wife, Elizabeth, of Folly Beach, SC, grandchildren, Ethan, Kaylee, Lindsey, Tucker,  and Lily Thomas.

The body will lie in repose on Saturday, March 13, 2021 from noon until 5 PM at the Loflin Funeral Home.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Hospice of Randolph for their loving care.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Memorials may be made to the Eastern Randolph Softball Team's Richard Thomas Scholarship Fund, 390 Eastern Randolph Rd., Ramseur, NC 27316, or to Franklinville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 212, Franklinville, NC 27248.


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Funeral Service


The body will Lie in Repose
March 13, 2021

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Loflin Funeral Home and Cremation Services
147 COLERIDGE RD./P. O. Box 525
Ramseur, NC 27316

Graveside Service
March 14, 2021

12:00 PM
Randolph Memorial Park
4538 US Hwy 220 Business N.
Asheboro, NC 27203


Eastern Randolph High School Softball Team's Richard Thomas Scholarship Fund
390 Eastern Randolph Rd., Ramseur NC 27316
Tel: 1-336-824-2351

Franklinville United Methodist Church
PO Box 212, Franklinville NC 27248

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