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Funeral arrangements set for blues legend Tabby Thomas

1 year ago January 05, 2014 Jan 5, 2014 Sunday, January 05 2014 Sunday, January 05, 2014 2:59:20 PM CST in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE- Funeral arrangements have been set for Tabby Thomas, the man who shaped blues musicians.  A fitting musical celebration will cap off two days worth of remembrance events for the icon. 

Viewing is open to all and will be held:

Monday, January 6, 2014

Noon-4 p.m.

Desselle Funeral Home

263 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive

Baton Rouge, LA 70802


Funeral Services will be held:

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

8 a.m.-10 a.m.

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church

185 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive

Baton Rouge, LA 70802


On Tuesday night, a musical celebration will be held at the Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge.  The Thomas family invites the public to join Tabby's family, friends and fellow musicians.

Thomas died this week, just shy of his 85th birthday after suffering complications from a stroke.

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