Ray William Thompson
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Ray William Thompson
  • May 2, 1928 - April 11, 2017
  • Tennessee

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Ray William Thompson, 88, of East Ridge passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at his home. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church and was born on May 2, 1928 to the late Nick and Hester Hammons Thompson. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving during World War II and retired from Coca Cola after 32 years of service.
He was also preceded in death by his son Allan Thompson.
Ray is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Frances Louise Thompson, daughter Sandra (Mark) Shapiro, sisters Shirley (Walter)Adkins, Marie Roberson, daughter-in-law Sammie Thompson-Kilgore, 5 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10:00 am Friday, April 14, 2017 in the chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, East Chapel with the Rev. Bob McCoy, Dr. James Rushing and Buddy Keith officiating. Burial will follow the service at Lakewood Memory Gardens, East. Family will receive friends from 4:00 until 8:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home.
Please share your memories of Ray with the family at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com
Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Rd.; East Ridge, TN. 37412.