ABERDEEN — Riley Clifton “Buddy” Thompson Jr., 79, died April 21, 2014, at the Care Center of Aberdeen. Services are Thursday at 11 a.m. at Oddfellows Rest Cemetery with Truman Thompson and Keith Williams officiating. Visitation is today from 4-7 at Tisdale-Lann memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen. Mr. Thompson was born Feb. 18, 1935, in Aberdeen, to the late Riley Clifton Thompson and Mary Lou Baggett Thompson. He was a graduate of Aberdeen High School and a member of First United Methodist Church. He was formerly employed with Aberdeen Ford Dealerships, and was a veteran of the US Army National Guard. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Betty Joan Pope; and brother, William Oliver Thompson. He is survived by his wife, Jean Gallop Thompson of Aberdeen; daughter, Jaye Manning of Amory; and 2 grandsons.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on April 23, 2014
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