Christopher James “CJ” Thompson, Sr.,
73, the husband of Minnie Lee Coker Thompson, went home to be with the
Lord on Monday, March 3, 2014, at Tidelands Community Hospice.
Mr. Thompson was born the son of William
Eugene Thompson and Rosa Belle Johnson Thompson on April 1, 1940 in Williamsburg
County. He was a retired employee with Georgetown Steel Mill.
He was a United States Navy Veteran. He was a member Rhems Pentecostal
Holiness Church where he faithfully served as a deacon and greeter.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and horseback riding.
CJ and Minnie were married on December
5, 1958 and celebrated 55 years together. Their home was blessed
with: five children, Christopher “Chris” (Julie) Thompson, Jr., Angela
“Angie” (Bobby) Britt, Myra (Bobby) Perry, Theresa Thompson-Cupp, and Felicia
Thompson-Green; nineteen grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
He also leaves behind: two brothers, Louie Thompson and John David
(Amy) Bradshaw; and two sisters, Glenda Lee and Annette Lee.
He was predeceased by his parents.
A Going Home Celebration will be 3PM,
Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Rhems Pentecostal Holiness Church. Officiating
will be the Rev. Teryel Prosser, Rev. Ronnie Newton, Rev. Terry Geddings
and Rev. Jack Todd. Interment will follow in the Antioch cemetery
directed by the Hemingway Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 6-8PM, Wednesday,
March 5, 2014, in the church sanctuary.
McKenzie Funeral Home of Hemingway
is honored to serve the Thompson Family.
Online condolences may be sent to McKenziechapels.com
or on our Facebook page.
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