Willie James Thompson, 66, formerly of Whiteville, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 at his residence.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28 in the Peoples Funeral Home Chapel in Whiteville with Rev. Jessie Gardner officiating.Cremation will follow. Viewing will be held from 1-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26 and Wednesday, Dec. 27 one hour prior to and following the service at the funeral home.
Surviving are his wife, Sheila Troy Thompson; two sons, Willie Thompson Jr. of Elizabethtown and Corey Thompson of Fayetteville; one daughter, Mawella Gee of Fayetteville; and one brother, Craven Thompson of Fayetteville.