John Thompson

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 2, 2010

John D. “John Buck” Thompson, 90, of 606 Turlington Road, Suffolk, died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010 in Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth. He was a native of Lewiston, N.C. and the son of the late David and Annie Thompson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Thompson.
Mr. Thompson was a longtime resident of Golden Living Community Nursing Home. He retired after 20 years as a custodian for the city of Suffolk. He was a member of New Mt. Joy Food For Living.
He is survived by four daughters, Hester A. Knight (James), Annie M. Wiggins, both of Suffolk, Shirley M. Montgomery, Barbara J. Bray, of Westbury, N.Y.; six sons, George W. Thompson, William Thompson (Barbara), Leroy Thompson (Cynthia), John L. Thompson, Gary A. Thompson, all of Suffolk and Allen J. Thompson, of Westbury, N.Y.; one brother, Eddie Thompson, of Lewiston, N.C.; 27 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral will be held at noon, Friday, March 5, 2010 in New Mount Joy Food For Living with Pastor Viola Parker officiating. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at

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