Brandon Kenyon Thompson

Brandon Kenyon Thompson

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
Death 18 Jun 2007 (aged 27)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Moncks Corner, Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 19977233 View Source
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Brandon Kenyon Thompson, of Goose Creek, departed his young and promising life June 18 while fighting fire for the City of Charleston Fire Department.

He was a son of Frank Norman Thompson, III of Round O, South Carolina and Diane White of Goose Creek.

Brandon graduated from Stratford High School and was formerly a firefighter for the Summerville Fire Department for five years, a firefighter for the City of Charleston Fire Department at Station 10 for the past four years. He was a Captain with the Pine Ridge Fire Department which he served for the past eleven years. He was a member of the Firefighter's Association. Brandon was to be married in four months.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his step-mother, Stephanie Thompson of Round-O; two brothers, Frank N. Thompson, IV and wife Brandy of Summerville and Jeffery A. Thompson and his wife Brandy of Goose Creek; his fiancée, Rachel M. Sheridan of North Charleston; two nephews, Kaleb Thompson and Conner Thompson both of Summerville; and maternal grand-parents, Harry and Lavonia White of Mobile, Alabama.

The victims and their years of service are:

*Captain William "Billy" Hutchinson, 30 years service

*Captain Mike Benke, 29 years service

*Captain Louis Mulkey, 11½ years service

*Engineer Mark Kelsey, 12½ years service

*Engineer Bradford "Brad" Baity, 9 years service

*Asst. Engineer Michael French, 1½ years service

*Firefighter James "Earl" Drayton, 32 years service

*Firefighter Brandon Thompson, 4 years service

*Firefighter Melvin Champaign, 2 years service