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Daniel Franklin ‘Pop’ Thompson

Holly Hill

Daniel Franklin “Pop” Thompson, 82, husband of Barbara Turnage Hall Thompson, passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at Trident Hospital.

Mr. Thompson was born in Whiteville, a son of the late Sadie Pope Thompson and Daniel Thompson. Mr. Thompson was predeceased by one daughter, Pearl Mcghee; one son Paul Cartrette; and one brother, Joe Thompson.

He was a retired truck driver, a Baptist, and a Navy veteran of the Korean War.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 at Avinger Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22 at the funeral home with Bob Kronyak officiating. Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24 at the Florence National Cemetery with military honors. 

Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife, Barbara Turnage Hall Thompson, of the home; daughters, Earlene “Sue” (Jim) Toth of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Meryl Stamp (Marvin) Staller of Holly Hill; one sister, Annette Davis of Whiteville; and a number of grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park, Ste 10, Raleigh, N.C. 27615.

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