James Paul Thompson|
June 5, 1932 – April 6, 2014
Resident of Los Gatos
This obituary is in loving remembrance of James Paul Thompson who passed away peacefully on April 6, 2014 at the age of 81 as a result of a brain hemorrhage. He touched many lives with his wisdom and spirit.
Jim 'Paul' was born in Belen, New Mexico and grew up in Revere, Missouri. After earning a BS in Agriculture at the University of Missouri, he served in the U.S. Air Force before enjoying a long and rewarding career as a commercial airline pilot for Pan Am. He loved airplanes and traveling and was an avid golfer and great storyteller.
Jim was a loving father to Barbara and Lisa and stepfather to Robin, Jenell and Sharna. He was a loving grandfather to Jenna, Kelly, Natalie and Nicolas and step grandfather to Liesl, Sam, Dominick, Gaelan, Tori and Nick. He had two brothers, Danny who passed away and John who resides in Texas, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews. His generous spirit will be missed by all who knew him.
Friends and Family are invited to his Memorial Service on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10:00A.M. at the Presidio, San Francisco. A Celebration of Life will follow at a private residence. Donations in his memory may be made to the
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Apr. 20, 2014