Thomas’s wife says he was then airlifted to a larger hospital in Tyler, Texas… because doctors thought Tyler’s specialists could help him.
Ultimately, we are told that Thomas died at Tyler’s hospital on November 13.
You might have seen Thomas sing his heart out on TV… he’s appeared on “America’s Got Talent” as well as “The Voice” and “The Winner Is”… in addition to “X Factor”.
Thomas got into music at a young age, learning to play instruments by ear and sing in a choir at church and school in Oklahoma himself. He mainly sang hymns and contemporary music.
His wife for 17 years remembers him as a unique person who always had a smile on her face and tried to make people laugh. She said he sometimes started singing and didn’t care about the spotlight.