Mr. Charlie Thompson Jr., age 72, passed peacefully on Monday, September 16th, at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, New Jersey, after an extended illness. He was a Screven County native and was educated in the Screven County School System. He graduated from the Central High School class of 1959, where he played and loved the game of baseball. He resided in New York before moving to Teaneck, New Jersey. He retired from the General Motors Cooperation of Terrytown, New York, where he was employed for 32 years. He was a member of the William Chapel A.M.E. Church, where he served faithfully as a trustee.
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He is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Irene Thompson of Teaneck, N.J.; his loving daughters, Ms. Sharon Thompson of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mrs. Kimberlyn Thompson Carr (John) of Teaneck, N.J.; his loving sons, Mr. Glenn Thompson of Teaneck, N.J., and Mr. Charles Anthony Mitchell of Ohio; his loving brothers, Mr. James Thompson (Veronica) of Bronx, N.Y., and Mr. William Russell Thompson of Sylvania, Ga.; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Family visitation will be Friday, September 27th, from 6-8 p.m. at William Chapel A.M.E. Church, Highway 17, Sylvania, Ga.
The funeral service for Mr. Charlie Thompson Jr. will be Saturday, September 28th, at 11 a.m. at William Chapel A.M.E. Church, Highway 17, Sylvania, Ga., with the Rev. Eric Cooper as eulogist, Elder Ed Wallace Thomas, presiding, and the Rev. Thomas Pinkney, pastor. Interment will be held in the church cemetery.
Express condolences at www.craigrtremblefuneralhome.com.
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Statesboro Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, September 27, 2013
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Published in Statesboro Herald from Sept. 27 to Oct. 4, 2013