Vernon Sylvester Thompson Jr. Obituary
With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Vernon Sylvester Thompson Jr. (Thomasville, North Carolina), born in Richmond, Virginia, who passed away on September 17, 2022 at the age of 64. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.
He was predeceased by : his parents, Vernon Sylvester Thompson, Sr. and Annie Laurie Blanks King; his step-father Horace Rutledge King; his brother James "Jim" Hundley; and his grandson Cody Layne.
He is survived by : his wife Rebecca Highfill Thompson; his daughters, Tammy Wages of Phenix City, AL and Beth Harrison of Columbus, GA; his siblings, Anne Trice Thompson Akers (Rodney) of Franklinton, NC, Mary Thompson Garner of Lynchburg, VA and Marshall Alan "Matt" Thompson (Susan) of Lynchburg, VA; his granddaughters, Amber Edwards (William Baker) and Tiffany Layne (Guy May); his great grandchildren, Nicholas McDonald, Jesse Baker, Lace Baker and William "Creek" Baker; his nieces and nephews, Vincent Wade Garner, Thomas Trask, Morgan Thompson, Joshua George Akers (Beverly Akers), Rachael Anne Akers Sylvester (Tony Sylvester) and Angel Thompson; his great-nephew Gavin Samuel Akers; and his great-nieces, Rylee Anne Akers, Gabrielle "Elle" Day Sylvester and Graylen Anne Sylvester.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent in honor of Tommy to a cancer organization of the donor's choice.