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Thomas "Tom" N. Thompson

March 29, 1939 — September 18, 2019

Thomas “Tom” Nolan Thompson, age 80, of Oceana, WV passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV.

Born March 29, 1939 at Pax, WV he was the son of the late Ray and Ardith Williams Thompson.

Tom retired from the Norfolk & Southern Railroad as a Maintenance of Way and was a member of the Oceana Church of Christ. He will be missed by his beloved church family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Bika Thompson, and brothers, Williams David, Gary Conway and Jack Alfred Thompson.

Surviving are daughters, Donna (Steve) Tanner and Patty (Steve) Elswick; grandchildren, Morgan Whitney Elswick and Caleb Stephen Elswick; brother, Dennis (Oretha) Thompson of Howey-In-The-Hills, FL; and sisters-in-law, Sue Thompson of Ormond Beach, FL and Inge Danford of Beckley.

Services will be on September 21, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope in Mount Hope. with Joe Besenyei officiating. Burial will be at Pax Community Cemetery. Friends may call from 12:00 noon until service time.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley WV 25801.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, WV
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Saturday, September 21, 2019

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