James L. Thrasher, Sr.

James L. Thrasher, Sr. 72, of East Providence passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the Linn Health Care Center. He was the husband of the late Arline (Price) Thrasher. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Inus and Ardell (Colquitt) Thrasher. Mr. Thrasher was a machine operator for General Electric before retiring. He enjoyed fishing, boxing and spending time with his grandchildren. He leaves three sons, James L. Thrasher, Jr., Michael V. Thrasher and Leland Baker all of Providence, three grandchildren, Cierra A. Thrasher, Nina K. Thrasher and Sailor Carroll, his loving brothers, sisters and a host of nieces nephews, cousins and friends. His funeral and visitation will be held on Wednesday December 26, 2018 at 9:30 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 11:00 AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to, Linn Health Care Center, 30 Alexander Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914.