Willard P. ThompsonAugust 10, 1929 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 88)
Mr. Willard P. Thompson, 88, of Graham passed away surrounded by his family at the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 10:15 p.m.
A native of Alamance County, Willard was the husband of the late Mary Elizabeth Edwards Thompson and the son of Arthur Thompson and Maggie Coble Thompson, both deceased. He was a retired general contractor and was a member of Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his daughter, Faye Thompson Lewis of Snow Camp; son, Steve Thompson and his wife, Paulette of Graham; five grandchildren, Christina Wilkins and her husband, Steve, April Thompson, Kyle Thompson and his wife, Danielle, Chase Thompson and Blair Thompson; four great grandchildren; and sister, Alease Thompson Smith of Burlington.
In addition to his wife and parents, Willard was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Mac Lewis; five sisters; and four brothers.
A funeral service will be held at the Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. by Rev. Fred Roberts and Mr. Don Moser. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church on Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Other times they will be at the residence of his son, Steve Thompson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215 or to the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, 2502 S. NC Hwy. 119, Mebane, NC 27302.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to his niece Sarah Phillips and to Brenda Isley Perry for their loving care of Mr. Thompson.
Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham is assisting the family.