Lawrence Elmer Thomas, 72, of 175 Brockton Place, Danville, Va., passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at his residence. Born October 6, 1947 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, he was the son of the late Raymond Thomas and Mattie Lue McLaughlin Thomas. He was married to Judith Massey Thomas. The family will receive friends at the residence. Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 2 p.m. from Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Roderick Fitz, Eulogist. Interment will follow in Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 4 until 8 p.m. from Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home. Online condolences may be submitted to www.fisherandwatkinsfuneralhome.com. Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home is assisting the Thomas Family.