isaac thompson jr.
Isaac "Bo-Ben" David Thompson, Jr., 78, died Monday, September 28, 2015 at Weirton Geriatric Center. Born August 13, 1937, in Weirton, WV, he was the son of the late Isaac David Thompson, Sr. and Rosie West Thompson. He was also preceded in death by his wife Barbra Hill Thompson, great grandchild David Thompson and sisters Dorothea Miller and Rosetta Young. Isaac was retired from Signode. He served in the United States Navy and was the first black quarterback for Weir High School. He was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church. He is survived by his sons, Stephen Thompson of Moundsville, David Thompson of Weirton; daughter April Thompson of Weirton; sisters Claudia Thompson of Weirton and Sheila Thomas of Lawrenceville, GA; grandchildren Capricha Thompson, Shane Spencer, Felicia Burns; and great grand-daughter Zakiyah Burns. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-7PM and on Saturday from 10 AM until the time of Funeral Services at 12 noon at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Weir and Kessel St., Weirton, WV The Reverend Rudy McAllister will officiate. Interment will follow at Paris Cemetery Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

    May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

    May your memories of Isaac “Bo-Ben” David Thompson, Jr., , give you peace, comfort and strength…

    Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.

    I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

    US Navy Veteran, Isaac “Bo-Ben” David Thompson, Jr., , “A True American Hero” God Bless†

    † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 â€

  2. We as younger kids,all looked up to Bo Ben,that 1955 class who entered the first intergrated class of Weir high set the bar for future champions.

    Thank you Bo

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