Sherman Bennett

October 23, 1956

July 7, 2019

Sherman (Bear) Bennett Thomas, 62, of Concord, N.C. transitioned on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Carolina Healthcare, Concord, N.C. He was born October 23, 1956 in Washington, D.C. to the late Reva Bennett Thomas and the late John Henry Thomas.

Sherman leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of the home, Wanda Broady Thomas; three daughters, TeShon Hall of Gretna, Va.; LeNeisha T. Irving, and LaPorsha Thomas both of Charlotte, N.C.; six grandchildren; two sisters, Gwen Eggleston and Dr. Cheroyl Murphy; and two brothers, Bishop Raymond Bennett and Carlton Thomas all of Martinsville, Va.; and aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and other relatives; and friends.

He attended Martinsville High School and was an employee of Lab Corp. He attended the Greater Canaan Land Church, Gretna, Va.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Reach Out Apostolic Tabernacle Church with Bishop Lorenzo Hall, Presiding. The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 9, 2019- Thursday, July 11,2019 from 1 to 8 p.m. and please respect the hours at the home of his sister, Cheroyl Murphy, 300 Price Hairston Lane, Martinsville, Va., and Friday, July 12, 2019 from 1 to 8 p.m. at the home of his mother-in-law, Dorothy Broady, 121 Pony Place, Martinsville, Va.

Interment will be private.

Arrangements entrusted to Hairston Funeral Home, Martinsville, VA.