BURLINGTON - Lloyd Elwood Thompson, 82, formerly of Greensboro, passed away on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at Alamance Regional Hospital.
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Lloyd was born Aug. 12, 1930, in Davidson County, the son of Jim Charles and Essie Mae Wrenn Thompson. He worked with Diamond Hill Plywood, retiring as sales manager after 37 years of service. He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church. He was a gifted woodworker who enjoyed creating anything from wood, from custom cabinets to small wooden boats. Lloyd was a loving husband, father, stepfather, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be deeply missed by all.
Lloyd was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn B. Thompson, in 1998 and two brothers, John Charles Thompson and Kenneth Lee Thompson. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Wagoner Thompson; daughter, Melanie Northcote and husband John, of Greensboro; son, Eric Elwood Thompson, of Burlington; stepdaughter, Kim Wagoner-Menius and husband Neil, of Mocksville; granddaughter Megan Northcote, of Greensboro; and sister, Ruth T. Pinyan, of Denton.
Services to celebrate his life will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church with the Revs. Don Ellis and Eric Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.
Memorials may be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, 2300 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro, NC 27403, or Twin Lakes Retirement Community, 3701 Wade Coble Drive, Burlington, NC 27215.
Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel is assisting the Thompson family.
Online condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Oct. 6 to Oct. 8, 2012