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Veryl Arthur (Tommy) Thompson

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Veryl Arthur (Tommy) Thompson Obituary
Veryl Arthur (Tommy) Thompson
Sept. 1, 1926 - Jan. 25, 2014
Resident of Pittsburg
Veryl Arthur (Tommy) Thompson passed away at home January 25, 2014 with his daughters at his side. He was born in Wisconsin on Sept. 1, 1926 and grew up in Gresham, Oregon. Tommy served in the US Navy during World War II. He worked at US Steel in Pittsburg, CA for over 35 years, retiring in 1983. Tommy was a Deacon and Pathfinder leader at the Antioch SDA Church for over 30 years.
Tommy was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Thompson in 2002. He is survived by his two daughters, Beverly Jones and Michelle Keeney; his two son-in laws Larry Jones and Larry Keeney; his grandchildren, Tammy and Ron Priest, Michael and Kimberly Jones, Kristin Matthew, Nicholas and Chad Keeney; and his six great grandchildren, Autumn and Audrey Jones, Madison Perry, Joel and Elijah Priest and Peyton Lopez. He is also survived by many bonus children and grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 1 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm at Higgins Chapel in Antioch.


Published in Contra Costa Times on Jan. 30, 2014
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