Obituary of Derrick Thomas

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Derrick Thomas

Derrick Vincent Thomas (born January 1, 1967 in Miami, Florida) was an American football player who was best known for being the linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs of the American National Football League and was considered one of the greatest "pass rushers" of all time. Derrick died on February 8, 2000 and his death was because of pulmonary embolism that was sustained from a automobile crash. He died young at age 33.

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Derrick Thomas Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Thomas, Derrick
    • Common Name: Derrick Thomas
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
    • Birth Date: January 01, 1967
    • Age: 33 (at death)
    • Also Known As: D. T.
    • Occupation: Football Player
    • Net Worth: $2 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Chartreuse (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Derrick's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Derek Vincent Thomas
    • Father: Robert James Thomas
    • Mother: Edith Morgan
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Mele Thomas (married ?-2000, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Derrion Thomas
      • Derrius Thomas
      • Donnell Alexander
      • Derrick Thomas Jr.
    • Daughter(s):
      • Alexa Thomas
      • Micayla Thomas
      • Burgandie Thomas

Death Notice:

  • Date: February 08 2000 at age 33
  • Place: Miami, Florida, United States
  • Cause of Death: Pulmonary embolism (sustained from an automobile crash)

Category Tags:

Football PlayerAmerican Born on January 1st Born in 1967 Born in Florida Died in 2000 Died at age 33 Died from Pulmonary embolism

Derrick's Notable Roles:

  • Kansas City Chiefs

Quotable Quotes:

""Derrick Thomas's legacy as a legendary football player and generous philanthropist continues to touch the lives of many, even after his untimely passing." (V)"

Is Mr. Derrick Thomas still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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