Date of Birth January 7, 1960
Date Deceased July 29, 2023
Hometown Hornell
Home State N.Y.
Service Date August 17, 2023
Service Time 4-8 p.m.
Service Location Hornell VFW Post
Interment Location Bath National Cemetery

John F. Thompson, Sr.

HORNELL – John F. Thompson, Sr., 63, passed away Saturday evening (July 29, 2023) at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY from liver and kidney failure.

Born in Hemet, CA in 1960, John proudly served with the U.S. Army from 1977 to his honorable discharge in 1982. He served as Petroleum Supply Specialist, a Motor Transport Operator and a Generator Operator. John was a recipient of the Army Service ribbon, the Good Conduct medal, the Expert Qualification Badge and the Parachutist Badge.

Following his discharge from military service he resided in Gulfport, MS where he was employed placing and repairing gas pumps. He was handyman who loved to build and repair and was an expert at barbecuing. John cherished the time he spent with his family.

He is lovingly survived by his wife, Patricia (Hurd) Thompson; one daughter, Bridgett (Kevin) Ray and their three children; three sons, Scott Hurd and his four children, John Thompson, Jr. and his child, and Christopher Hurd (Carrie Rowlinson) and their three children; three sisters, Jannie Massengell, Lisa Thompson and Janet Thompson; one brother Lori Thompson, Jr.

Everyone is welcome to a Celebration of Life that will take place from 4-8 p.m. Thursday (August 17, 2023) at the Hornell VFW Post, 245 Canisteo St.

Interment, with military honors, will be held at Bath National Cemetery at a day and time to be announced.

The Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home, 285 Main St., Hornell is honored to assist John’s family with the arrangements.

Online condolences or remembrances of John are welcome below in the comment section or on the Facebook page of Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home.

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One Response

  1. Rest in Peace John.
    I always enjoyed our conversations..
    My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
    See you on the other side some day.

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