Lloyd “Ray” Thompson, 68, of Statesville, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at Gordon Hospice House, in Statesville.
He was born May 20, 1949, in Charleston, West Virginia, son of the late David C. Thompson and Faye M. Snodgrass Thompson. Ray was retired as Motor Coach Driver for NASCAR. He served in the US Navy, was a decorated Vietnam Veteran, and was a member of Hillside Baptist Church.
Ray is survived by his wife, Sherry Thompson of Statesville; and a son, David W. Thompson.
Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 9, 2017, at the Chapman Funeral Home Chapel, 158 Stony Point School Road, Stony Point. Rev. Fred Shoemaker will officiate. The family will receive friends before the service, 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., at Chapman Funeral Home Chapel, Stony Point. Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 10, 2017, at Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Boulevard, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Condolences may be emailed to the Thompson Family by visiting our website at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.
Chapman Funeral Home is assisting the family of Lloyd “Ray “Thompson.