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John "Reed" Thompson


1961 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
John "Reed" Thompson Obituary

My loving husband, Reed, passed away on July 10, 2016, while we were starting our vacation with our children and grandchildren in the State of Florida.

Reed was born on May 30,1961, to Joseph Bruce and Joann Alice Thompson in Albuquerque, N.M.

He was preceded in death by his Father, Joseph Bruce; Aunts, Helen and Mary; Uncles, Bill, Paul and Yank; Cousins, Brock, David and Jenny.

He is survived by his mother, Joann of S.C.; his wife, Jeannie; step-children, Jessica Price of Fla., Charles and Felicia Town, their children Jacolby and Savannah, of Calif.; his two sisters, Mary and husband, Duncan Edwards, of N.C., and Marsha and her husband, Mason Gerety, of Ariz.. We have two very special nieces; Helen Gerety of Wash., Nora and her husband, Josh Jamilkowski, of Mass. Aunts, Elaine her husband, Harry, Maryann and Lorain. Several cousins and their families.

Reed began his career as an Attorney in 1987. He worked as a Prosecuting Attorney for the 12th Judicial Court in Otero and Lincoln County. He retired in 2014 and was presently employed as the Attorney for Center of Protection Environment, COPE. Reed loved his careers, and most of all, helping other people. In the 1990's he Coached the Alamogordo High School Mock Trial Team and truly enjoyed this experience.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., on the front steps of the Otero County Courthouse on the corner of 10th Street and New York Avenue in Alamogordo. His Aunt Lorain will proceed over the service.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to COPE, 909 South Florida Ave., Alamogordo, NM 88310.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from July 27 to Aug. 26, 2016
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