Russell J. Thompson, Jr., 70, of Bedford died, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. He was born in Jeffrey, WV on April 23, 1942. Russ was a U.S. Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Rita Thompson; two sons, David K. Thompson and wife, Gaby; Joe Thompson and wife, Wanda, all of Bedford; three grandchildren, Scott Thompson, Jonathon Thompson of Bedford; Mike Sibig and wife, Stephanie of Lynchburg; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Frank Thompson, Virgil Thompson and Richard Rogers. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Jane, father and mother, two sisters and two brothers. He will be cremated and taken home to West Virginia. The family wishes to thank Dr. Dehli, Hospice caregivers and a special hospice nurse, Cathy Neas. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, 540-586-7360.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Nov. 7 to Nov. 8, 2012