James Lawrence Thomason

1959 ~ 2022 (age 62)




Our dear James Lawrence Thomason MD, left us peacefully on Tuesday July 19, 2022 after an extended illness.


Jim was born on August 1, 1959, in Atlanta GA to Jack and Mable Thomason who preceded Jim’s passing.  Jim is survived by his wife, Susan and his brother Steven.  His is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.


Jim attended North Texas State University for his undergraduate degree. He entered into the university when he was only 16 years of age. He never graduated from high school. We always joked about him being a high school “drop out” who became a Medical Doctor by the time he was 22 yrs of age.  He graduated with top honors from The University of Texas Health Science Medical School in Houston. Jim did his residency at Wilford Hall in San Antonio. He attended medical school on a United States Air Force scholarship earning the honor of becoming a Major. He served in Desert Storm doing what he loved…helping people and treating patients. Jim was always a high achiever. He was an Eagle Scout at the young age of 12. He loved camping in the woods and having fun with his friends.


Jim was a very special man, who was the most unselfish person I have ever met. He was loving, caring, patient, kind, generous and forgiving just to name a few of his attributes. Jim loved being a Physician specializing in Psychiatry. His patients meant the world to him and who thought of Jim, not just as their doctor, but also as their friend. He was a friend to everyone he met.









I know Jim has inspired so many in his life’s journey. Please keep him close to your heart as you walk through your own journey in life and let him continue to inspire you for many years to come. This would be a blessing to his memory.


We will be celebrating Jim’s life on Thursday July 28th , 2022 from 6-7 pm at the Forest Ridge Funeral Home located at 8525 Mid Cities Blvd., North Richland Hills, TX 76182. In his loving memory, the family requests if you would like to memorialize Jim, you may make a donation in his name to one of his favorite charities. Operation Kindness, in Carrollton TX (A no kill animal shelter) or the Wounded Warriors Project.


There is no love without forgiveness,

And there is no forgiveness without love.


We miss you Jim……but you are always in our hearts.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for James

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Forest Ridge Funeral Home


Celebration of Life
July 28, 2022

6:00 PM
Forest Ridge Funeral Home Memorial Park Chapel
8525 Mid Cities Blvd.
North Richland Hills, Texas 76182

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