BLUEFIELD, WV William E. "Bill" Thompson, 78 of 415 Federal St., Bluefield died Thursday, December 21, 2017 at his home. Born September 11, 1939 he was a son of the late Billy P. Thompson and Geneva Mae Lawson Thompson.
William worked in construction as a carpenter for most of his life. He attended First Christian Church of Bluefield.
In addition to his parents William was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Ellen Chandler Thompson, brothers Donald and James Thompson and a sister Betty Oliver.
William is survived by a daughter Rhonda Bolton of Princeton, WV; a son David Thompson of Bluefield, WV; daughters Anita Brunero and husband John of Lincoln, NE, Yvonne Fife and husband Randy of Bluefield, WV; sisters Mary Combs, Sandy Thompson and Norma Tester all of Bluefield; grandchildren Thomas Brunero, Austin Fife, Tristan Fife and Brooke Sawyers; great grandchildren Jocelyn and Brayden Green.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doug McDaniels officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens Cemetery in Bluefield, VA. Family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to a favorite charity.
Those wishing to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting www.mercerfuneralhome.com
Mercer Funeral Home of Bluefield is serving the Thompson family.
Published on December 25, 2017