Graveside Funeral service for Desmond “Longie” Thompson, 65 yrs., a resident of #24 Plane Street, Pinewood Gardens, will be held at Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road, on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Charles H. Rolle.
He is predeceased by his Parents: Rev. Arthur and Merlene Thompson; Grandmother: Mae Burns
Left to cherish his memories are his: loving and devoted wife: Judy Dean-Thompson
Children: Desra Thompson – Lightbourne (Franklyn Lightbourne), Marquest Thompson – Cepeda (Pedro Cepeda), Desmond Thompson Jr., Demico Thompson, Delano Taylor (Kendra Taylor) and Alexander Taylor (Dalana Taylor).
Grandchildren: Dianza Thompson (Tikoiya Thompson), Bendira, Bendra, Desron, D’Marie, Demia, Demico Jr., Hadassah, Desmond Thompson III, Coafi Bridgewater, Armani, Alexander Jr., Delante, Kendia Taylor, Kayshawn Rahming and Pedro Cepeda Jr.
Great Grandchildren: Latrico and Omari Seymour, Blake Rolle and Breon Adderley Jr.
Brother: Freddy Mackey
Sisters: Joann, Meredith Thompson and Janet Burnside
Mother In-Law: Margaret Turnquest
Aunts: Maguerita Simmons, Ann Turnquest, Vadie Green (Alexander Green), Eleanor Ramsey (Daniel Ramsey), Virginia Dean (Franklyn Dean)
Brother In-Law: James Sweeting (Sharon Sweeting), Michael, Troy Sweeting (Shanae Bethel-Sweeting)
Nieces and Nephews: Inspector Gina Burnside, Dominique, Dominica, Deandra Burnside, Devon, Drexil Burnside, Delroy Stuart, Devia Wilson, Anton, Shawn and Erica Thompson, Valentina Green and family, Brendalee Seymour, Cherita Sweeting and Family, Sandra Simmons and Family, Christopher, Sophia Baigi and Family, Fredricka Mcphee and Family, Giovanni Tomlins, Keva Ferguson and Family, Claude and Cherise Thompson, Vera Carter & Family, Deon and Shaketra Johnson and Family.
A Host of other Relative and Friends: Frank, Lefred, Patricia Mackey & Family, Andrew Major & Family, Kevanda Rolle, Santonya Pratt, Rex Burnside, Antionette Hall, William Butler, Ding Godet, Verinique Dean, Rev. Dr. Michael C. Symonette and Family, Rev. Charles Rolle and Rev. Daniel Beneby and Family , The entire St. James Native Baptist Church Family, Rex Burnside Ellen, Melizna, Genney, Lovely, Helena, Nova, Ignas, Patsy, Reggie, Michella Brown and Family, Cassandra Sawyer, Simone Edgecombe, Sue-Ann Dunkley, Daphne Hanna, Val Walkine, Adrian Pratt, Shervin Rolle, William Butler, Stacy Neely, Clifton Smith, Michaella Brown and Karen Andrews, William Saunders & Family, Beverly Symonette and Family, Geneva Jones and Family, Eldora James & Family, Curtis Family, Cher Black and Family, , Tropical Shipping Company Family & Eastside Stevedore Family, Carrier Equipment Ltd, The One Family Junkanoo Group, Crystal Cay, Plane & Cottonwood Street Family, Pinewood Garden Family, Kemp Road (Strachans Alley) Family, E.N.T (PMH) Family and Dr. Johnson, Nurses and Staff of Male Medical and Surgical Wards, The Thompson and Sweeting Family from Deep Creek, Eleuthera and the Davis Family, Host of other Relatives and Friends.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Market Street, from 12-6:00 p.m. on Thursday.