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Russell Elwood Thacher Thompson
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1924
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 2013
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA

Russell Elwood Thachter Thompson, 88, of Culpeper County, went to be with our Lord Sunday, April 7, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.

Mr. Thompson was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Fleet Reserve Assoc., American Legion, Boy Scouts of America, Stephens Ministries and Eley's Ford Baptist Church and Past Commander of the VFW. Mr. Thompson was the Lt. Commander of the Sea Cadets and a Boy Scout leader. He had attended The Presbyterian School of Christian Education and later retired from dentistry at the VA Hospital in Richmond.

Survivors include son Robert E. Thompson; daughters Sheryl L. Harm (John) and Janet S. Helton; brothers Quintin S. Thompson and John Wanzel (Joyce); sisters Elizabeth Miller, Alice Nastasi and Jacqueline Desper (Joseph); nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. He was preceded in death by wife Ruby Martha Thompson; daughter Ann Darlene Thompson; and sister Wilda Silverman.

A celebration of his life will be held at 1pm Thursday, April 11 at Eley's Ford Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Russell was buried beside his beloved wife, Ruby.

Memorials may be made in his name to Eley's Ford Baptist Church Building Fund, 10401 Elys Ford Rd., Fredericksburg, VA 22407.
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  Ruby Martha Thompson (1926 - 2009)
Eleys Ford Baptist Church
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Shirley Gragg
Record added: Apr 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108817668
Russell Elwood Thacher Thompson
Added by: Shirley Gragg
Russell Elwood Thacher Thompson
Added by: Shirley Gragg
Russell Elwood Thacher Thompson
Added by: Shirley Gragg
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- Shirley Gragg
 Added: Apr. 20, 2013

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