Lt. Col. James Thompson, Jr., 92, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. Homegoing services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the Olivet International Baptist Church, Quincy Avenue, Cleveland. Burial will take place in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio.
Surviving are five children: Marcella, James II, and Elizabeth (Vincent) Henry, all of Cleveland; Edith of Missouri and Morris (Denise) of Virginia. His siblings are Mable Thompson Gill of Camden and John E. Thompson of Bronx, N.Y. He is predeceased by his wife, Mary Dozier Thompson, sister, Elizabeth Thompson Brevard, and two brothers, Willie and George Thompson. His deceased parents are James Thompson Sr. and Rosa Lee Allen Thompson, both of Camden.
The E.F. Boyd and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.