Michael Wayne Thomas, 61, of Little Rock, passed away November 21, 2021. He was born January 6, 1960 in Oakland, California to Edgar and Carol Ann (Bell) Thomas.
Michael was extremely intelligent and brilliant mathematician. He worked in engineering. In addition to his high intelligence, Michael was also very artistic. He loved art and music and was an accomplished song writer, poet, author of stories, painter, guitarist, and singer. He was gifted with many talents and abilities.
Preceding Michael in death is his mother, Carol Ann Thomas.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his father, Edgar Eugene "Gene" Thomas and wife Becky of Georgia; sister, Susanna Patterson and husband Steven of Benton, Arkansas; brother, Mark Thomas of Little Rock, Arkansas; nieces and nephews: Joshua Thomas and wife Crystal, Ashley Finkbeiner and husband Christian, and Kristen Patterson; uncle, William "Bill" Thomas of Bryant, Arkansas; and many family members and friends who love Michael and will miss him always.
Memorial donations may be made to UAMS Cancer Institute.
To honor Michael's wishes, no formal funeral services will be held.
Arrangements entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home. Online guestbook: www.SmithFamilyCares.com.
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