Official Obituary of

Larry Gene Thompson

January 21, 1946 ~ March 27, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Larry Thompson Obituary

Mr. Larry Gene Thompson, age 78 of Hays passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at Yadkin Valley Senior Living Center in Elkin. 

Graveside services with Military Honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142 Honor Guard and the North Carolina National Guard will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Mountlawn Memorial Park .The  Bishop George Morgan will officiate.  

Larry was born January 21, 1946, in Rutherford County to Andy Worth and Elizabeth Giles Thompson. Larry was a past VFW Post Commander, member of the DAV, and  past president of North Wilkes Athletic Booster Club.  He was a veteran of the United States Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Geraldine Reid Thompson, his son; Petty Officer Christopher Thompson, a granddaughter; Sierra Thompson, and a brother; Foy Thompson. 

He is survived by two sons; Jimmy Epley (Krista) of Hays, David Thompson (Mellissa) of Florida, seven grandchildren; Chance Epley, Stormy Epley, Faith Epley, Eva Futch(Gavin), Hunter Thompson, Tanner Thompson, Haleigh Hathaway, five great-grandchildren; Camden Futch, Macklin Futch, Charlotte Eldridge, Bentley Jones, Tyson Hathaway, and one brother; Spencer Thomspon (Diane) of Hickory. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to North Wilkes Viking Athletic Club Christopher Worth Thompson Memorial Wall Maintenance Fund, 2986 Traphill Road, Hays, NC 28635, or Christopher Worth Thompson Memorial Scholarship Fund, VFW Post 1142, 802 Veterans Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. 

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Graveside Service
April 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Mountlawn Memorial Park
196 Fan Key Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


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