James Larry Thompson

April 21, 1945 – August 20, 2021

James Larry Thompson, 76, of Bedford, passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021, at his residence.

Born April 21, 1945, in Harrison Arkansas, he was the son of Garland B. Thompson and Jo (Hinchey) Thompson. He married Sharon K. Sharp on August 14, 1976; and she survives. James graduated from Purdue University and worked as an Electrical Engineer at the Naval Weapons Center.

Surviving to cherish James’ memory are his wife, Sharon K. Thompson; daughters, Valerie A. Berk, Stephanie K. Guinn, and Christina M. Morton; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; siblings, Betty Underwood, Gary Thompson, Mike Thompson, and Glenda Loux; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com