Thrasher Jr., Earl A.

March 18, 1960 - March 13, 2021

Earl Arlin Thrasher Jr, age 60, of La Porte, TX, died on Saturday, March 13, 2021, after fighting a brave, hard battle against covid-19.

Earl was born in Baytown, TX, on March 18, 1960, to Earl Arlin Thrasher Senior and Mary Evelyn “Dee” Thrasher. He grew up in Rosebud and graduated from Rosebud Lott High School in 1978.

He married Deloris L Gross on July 25, 1997, and later moved to La Porte, where they raised their five children. Son, Earl Arlin “Trey” Thrasher III, daughters Amanda (& Jack) Stringer, Ashlee (& Freddie) Cruz, Andrea Fittge, and Elicia (& Rob) Breton.

Earl was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. He enjoyed spending time with his family, collecting guns, and fishing at his lakefront home with his family.

He is survived by his wife, five children, eight grandchildren Jayda, Bella, Earl Arlin Thrasher IIII, Jocelyn, Lilly, Linda, Lila, and Slade, his sister Karen Blackman, family dog Pooka, and many nieces and nephews.

Earl was loved by everyone he met. His sense of humor, contagious laugh, and kind heart made him impossible to forget and he will be dearly missed by all. Though he was taken too soon, he will never be forgotten.

He is preceded in death by his father, Earl Arlin Thrasher Senior, and mother, Mary Evelyn “Dee” Thrasher.

“… so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death. For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”

Philippians 1:20-21

Earl Arlin Thrasher Jr’s Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 10 at 11:00 am at New Salem Baptist Church.

New Salem Baptist Church

429 CR 309

Rosebud, TX 76570

Service Information

Earl A. Thrasher, passed away on March 13, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021 at New Salem Baptist Church in Rosebud, Texas

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