Bishop James Nathaniel Thomason Sr., age 71, well known in the Port Huron area as “Cowboy”, danced into glory on his favorite day of the week, “Sunday”. On December 7th 2014, Eternal Life began for James and he was reunited with his lifelong love
To cherish these memories of James are: His two sons James (Rosa) Thomason Jr. and Clifford Thomason of Port Huron, two brothers, Joel (Brenda) Thomason and John (Delores) Thomason of Port Huron, two sisters, Mary Powell of Port Huron, and Sandra Wallace of Detroit, Mi. Four grandchildren Melissa, Kavik, Jovon, and Santia. Two great grandchildren Lundyn (Juice) and LaNiyah. Three brothers-in-law Neal Smith, Leland Smith, and Harlus (Armeta) Smith of Southfield, Mi. Three god-daughters, Karissa Caldwell Cates, Damor and Destiny Davis, a host of cousins, friends, nieces and nephews.He also leaves two very dear lifetime friends, Jonetta Carter and Superintendant James E. Walker Jr.
Bishop Thomason was preceeded in death by his wife Bertha, his parents Joel and Delia Thomason, and siblings Joann Curry, Carol Hobson, Betty Smith, and Marva Sheperd.
A funeral service will take place at 11 AM Saturday in All Nation Redemption Center, 2030 Church Street, Port Huron. Visitation will be Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Smith Family Funeral Home – North, 1525 Hancock Street. There will also be visitation at the church beginning at 10 AM on Saturday.