Herb Thomas Obituary – Death: Longtime Fox 8 cameraman Herb Thomas, of Cleveland, Ohio has passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 4, 2021. He was best know as “Soul Man” from the Houlihan / Big Chuck / Little John universe by seasoned Cleveland TV viewers. No cause of death is given at the time of this report.
He was a mentor, a friend and just a great guy. He always took new folks under his wing. Just the best person to have the honor and pleasure to know. He made everyone around him better. Truly special and one of a kind.
Aww…so sorry for the loss of your dear friend and Mentor. I do remember him as Soul Man. RIP Herb Thomas !
Herb Thomas worked with WJW TV – FOX 8 for over 40 years. He was chief photographer & co-producer of the “Robin Swoboda Show” and “Neighborhood” Award winning photojournalist. Member of the Broadcasters Hall of Fame and NATAS Silver Circle.