Let the memory of J.E. be with us forever
  • 69 years old
  • Born on February 16, 1943 .
  • Passed away on July 5, 2012 .

James Edward “J.E.” Thompson Jr., 69, a native of Vance County and longtime resident of Granville County passed away Thursday, July 5th 2012.

He was the son of the late James Edward Thompson Sr. and Ruth Meredith Fowler Thompson. He was an Army veteran, a member of Concord Baptist Church in Creedmoor and retired from Athol Manufacturing.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Saturday in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by Rev. Carl Campbell and Rev. Tim Short. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.

Surviving are two sons, James “Jimmy” Edward Thompson III of Rougemont, Michael Douglas Thompson (Tish) of Stem, three sisters, Barbara Jean T. Wilson of Rockwell , Texas, Carolyn Ruth T. Prince of Creedmoor, Sondra Leah T. Phipps of Creedmoor, three granddaughters and two grandsons. He was preceded in death by a sister, Delores Ann Thompson Vick.

Omission of flowers are requested and contributions can be made to Universal Health Care/Oxford “Recreational Fund”, 500 Prospect Ave., Oxford, NC 27565.

Visitation 1:00 -2:00 PM Saturday, July 7th 2012 prior to the funeral service at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor.

Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor is in charge of arrangements.

Posted by Traci Lopez on 8th July 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are being sent to the Thompson family. The Lopez Family
Posted by Anne Mason on 6th July 2012
to the thompson family , i am anne lockemy mason , i lived across from your family on johnson street , my brother jimmy lockemy was j e 's best friend . we send our prayers and deepest thoughts with each of you , may god comfort your hearts and give you strength to face whats ahead , rest in peace je , ,,,jimmy said he will miss you .
Posted by Carolyn Hicks on 6th July 2012
Thanks for being my brother for so many years. My prayers are with all of us you left behind. Love to all Carolyn.
Posted by Carolyn Hicks on 6th July 2012
"JE" we all have good times late at night, long ago. You taught me to drive, not to wear hose, and to watch my surrounding area always. Now you have all of our "backs". Tell Ken and Tommy we all still miss them. We were all kids when the "Thompson's" move next door, good times
Posted by Stella Shealy on 6th July 2012
my sympathy goes to all.will be praying for you ..he will be missed for the times we had. love stella

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