Othniel Oliver Thomas was born July 9, 1986 to Lester and Angela Thomas in Brooklyn, New York. Othniel was affectionately known as CHAMP a name given by his father.
Othniel did his early education in New York and received his high school diploma from Berkmar High School in Lilburn, Georgia. He later received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Walden University. With his passion for the justice system, he served as a juvenile probation officer for Dekalb County, Georgia. Othniel enjoyed with great passion spades, music, dancing, and spending time with friends and loved ones.
In 2009 Othniel met Olivia Gordon who he later married and had three children. Othniel went to sleep on January 12, 2022. He was preceded in death by his daughter Kensi Merielle Abigail Thomas.
Othniel leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Olivia Thomas; two sons, Lucas and Levi Thomas; parents, Lester and Angela Thomas; sister, Nicole Williams; brother, Jaron Thomas; sisters-in-law, Shareka Thomas and Kameka Gordon; brothers-in law, Geordeeno Gordon and Joel Miller Jr; Father and Mother-in-law, Joel and Karlene Miller; nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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