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Thomas Edward Thompson, Jr.
February 2, 1935 ~ August 6, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Thomas Edward Thompson, Jr., of Warrenton, VA, the son of the late Thomas and Lillian Thompson, finished his life’s journey on August 6, 2023. He was born on February 2, 1935, in Purcellville, VA.
Thomas was educated in the Loudoun County School System and graduated from Douglass High School, class of 1955. After enlisting in the US Army in 1958, he was stationed in Korea before being honorably discharged in 1965. His military service earned him many awards and medals during his tour of duty. After leaving the army, Thomas worked for the Federal Government until his retirement in 1986.
A member of First Baptist Church in Warrenton, VA, he was a senior usher and a member of the men’s club and the hospitality committee. In the community, he was a life member of the NAACP.
His wife, Christine L. Thompson and infant son, Thomas E. Thompson III, preceded him in death.
He leaves his sister, Mildred Thompson Nichols; aunt, Bernice Clark Dedrick; nephews: David Nichols, Keith Nichols, and Brian Nichols; nephew-in-law, Roy Lambert; nieces: Deborah Albury, Karen Maund, and Pamela Austin; cousins: Muriel Green and Major Dedrick; and cousin-in law, Della Clark; as well as many great nieces and great nephews and their children. He also leaves behind Evelyn McGruder, his loving companion, who made life enjoyable and cared for him during the last decades of his life.
Family will receive friends Saturday, August 26, 2023, from 10 am until 11 am with funeral services starting at 11 am at First Baptist Church, 39 Alexandria Pike, Warrenton, VA 20186. Rev. Vinicent Holland will deliver the eulogy.
Interment will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hamilton, VA.