April 11, 1929 - August 9, 2016
Mr. Hugh Foster Thompson, age 87, of Sully, WV went home to be with our Lord on August 9, 2016. He was born April 11, 1929 in Sully, the son of the late Dillon and Hettie Long Helmick Thompson. He is survived by his loving wife Nellie (Haren) Thompson, three sons, Doug Thompson and wife Margaret, Donald Thompson and wife Patricia, Lanny Thompson and wife Kimberly and one daughter, Frances Woods and husband Joe. Three grandchildren, Kathy Messenger, D.J. Thompson and wife Janice and Cody Thompson, two great grandchildren, Tyson Messenger and Lindsey Thompson, two brothers, Bruce and Frank Thompson, three sisters, Ruby Cooper, Betty Woodford and Bessie Meiers and several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Grace Lugo and Ruth Waybright, two brothers, Lester and Seymour Thompson, six half-sisters, Alethia Mcavoy, Mabel Lambert, Leora George, Carrie Hughes, Texie Parker, Snowin Helmick and five half-brothers, Bland and Blake Thompson, Dickson, Charles and Arthur Helmick. Mr. Thompson served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict as a Sgt. With the 24th Infantry Division. He was an engineer for pipeline companies and a farmer all his life. He was no stranger to hard work and he loved the outdoors, especially bear hunting and spending time with his grandkids telling his tales. He loved his animals and his little dog Ellie who never left his side. He was a Methodist by Faith and his wish for cremation will be carried out and a private family service will be held at a later date. He will be greatly missed. The family asks that any donations be made to the Randolph County Humane Society, PO Box 785, Elkins, WV 26241 in memory of Mr. Thompson. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Hugh Foster Thompson. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Hugh Foster Thompson, age 87, of Sully, WV went home to be with our Lord on August 9, 2016. He was born April 11, 1929 in Sully, the son of the late Dillon and Hettie Long Helmick Thompson. He is survived by his loving wife Nellie (Haren)... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Mr. Hugh Foster Thompson, age 87, of Sully, WV went home to be...View More
Photos & Videos
Share and view memories of Hugh...View Photos & Videos
Add family, history, photos and more...Visit The Family Tree