Mr. Eddie Thompson, Jr. was born on July 28, 1941, in Darlington County. He was the beloved son of the late Eddie and Eula Thompson, Sr. He received his education in the public schools in the area. For many years he was a dedicated and skilled employee with Sonoco Products Company for 34 years. Eddie was a long time member of Kay Branch Missionary Baptist Church and Mt. Rona Lodge #248.
Surviving to cherish his loving memories are his wife Susie Thompson of Hartsville, SC; Two children, LaVonda Thompson of Hartsville, SC and Craig Thompson of Charlotte, NC; Eight siblings, Eugene (Anna) Thompson of Hartsville, SC, Jincy Bacote of Woodbridge, VA, Juanita (Robert) Taylor of Raleigh, NC, Linda (Edward) Lunn of Houston, TX, Barry (Mekel) Thompson of Hartsville, SC, Libby (Earle) Brown of Lexington, SC, Lynn (Frank) Synder of Rock Hill, SC and Rebecca (Bill) Moody of Dillon, SC; Three grandchildren, Akeem Brown, Demetri Brown and Craig ( CJ) Thompson; a host of nieces, nephews and other close relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Eddie and Eula Thompson, Sr.; one son, Paul Thompson and one daughter, Felita Thompson