Obituary of Roger Alan Thompson
Roger Alan Thompson, 77, of Greenville, South Carolina, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2023 in Greenville, with his son by his side. Roger was born on May 5, 1946 to the late Clayton and Alice (Nethaway) Thompson.
Roger proudly served his country in the United States Army for many years. After retiring from the Army, Roger went on to work as an Autobody Repairman for several years, working in various shops throughout Fonda and Walton, New York.
Throughout his life, Roger loved to spend time with his family and traveling. He spent the past ten years visiting numerous states with his son Sean. Most notably, they traveled to California, Las Vegas, New York for family reunions and Yankee's games. Roger was also able to travel during his time with the Army, visiting many cities throughout Germany.
His loving family includes his son, Sean Boyle; his brothers, Earnest (Laura) Thompson of Mount Upton, New York, and Dwight Thompson of Fonda, New York; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Aside from his parents, Clayton and Alice, Roger is preceded in passing by his siblings, Clayton (Ella) Thompson, Elinor (Earl) Gunnerson, Ruth (Raymond) Grotevant, Esther (Donald) Jump, Louise (Charles) Lewis, Sylvia (Charles) Covey, and Diane (Daniel) Weaver.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 from 2:00PM until 3:00PM at the Betz, Rossi, Bellinger & Stewart Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, New York 12010. A Memorial Service will be held following the calling period at 3:00PM with the Rev. Dr. Robert Walter presiding. Interment will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 1:00PM in the Walton Cemetery, 55 Fancher Ave, Walton, NY 13856, where he will be laid to rest with his family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to a charity of one's choosing.