SEAGROVE — Raymond Rorie Thompson, 79, of Seagrove died Wednesday, March 20, 2019, surrounded by his family at Hospice House of Randolph.
He served 30 years in both the U.S. Army and Army Reserves, retiring as a first sergeant. He was retired from General Electric and Black and Decker.
He was preceded in death by mother, Affie Lilly Thompson; father, Claude Alexander Thompson Sr.; brothers, Robert Thompson, Claude Alexander Thompson Jr. and Harold Thompson; and sisters, Vera Carter, Wilma Shaw and Betty Parks.
He is survived by wife, Ruby Jean Davis Thompson; son, Brett Marshall Thompson of Asheboro; daughter-in-law, Sandra Nunn Thompson; grandson, Seth Marshall Thompson; granddaughter, Reagan Michelle Thompson; and sisters, Agnes Boling, Rebecca Cheek and Ruby Councilman.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, at Needham’s Grove Baptist Church in Robbins.