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Westview Memorial Park
Sunday September 12th, 2021
10:00am - 10:00am

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Alvis Thompson

Herman “Alvis” Thompson

Gray Court, SC

Herman “Alvis” Thompson, age 88, of 7593 Greenpond Road, and husband of Dorothy Armstrong Thompson passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Honea Path and was the son of the late James Lodie and Mary Ridgeway Thompson. An Army veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Thompson was retired from Cryovac and attended Dials United Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife, he was survived by: his sons, Keith Thompson (Wanda) and Stanley Thompson (Lynn) both of Hickory Tavern; brother, Steve Thompson of Laurens; sisters, Mable Mobley of Mauldin, Laura Armstrong of Fountain Inn, and Myrtis Woods of Princeton; grandchildren, Brooke Baker (John), Megan Rickard (Stephen); and great-grandchildren, EmmaKate Rickard, Hayden Rickard and Thompson Saucier.

Graveside Services will be held 4:00 PM Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Westview Memorial Park conducted by Rev. Forest Mixon. The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside service.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com

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I have good memories of Mr. Thompson from when we played ball many years ago. Y'all are in my prayers.

Michael Bryant Sep 13 2021 12:00 AM

I worked with Herman at Cryovac for many years! He was always so kind and caring. Prayers for his family.

Brenda Hughes Sep 12 2021 12:00 AM

When I was a little girl I would go and play over at his house with both of my cousins Megan and Brooke. He was such a wonderful and Godly man. He will be dearly missed. I know I will miss him. He loved playing with his grandkids and great grandkids. He was truly a amazing man.

Melissa Ballard Sep 12 2021 12:00 AM

Alvis was a great man .I remember when would take missy up there to see megan .he would get out there and play with them .He loved his children and grandchildren very much . And his wife Dot .he will be missed .

deborah turner Sep 12 2021 12:00 AM

Goodbye my brother. May the Lord welcome you into his Kingdom and console all those who suffer at your departure.

Victor De Oliveira France-Cryovsc Sep 12 2021 12:00 AM

Alvis always just appeared every time he was needed. The best neighbor to the end and my father will be happy to see him. Love and prayers to Dot, Keith, and Stan. ?

Amie Hellams Sep 12 2021 12:00 AM

I loved hearing the stories of me as a child. I know longer know if it's a memory or a story he told me. I loved him as if he was my own dad. Mary and I will miss him greatly. Duane and Mary Thompson

Duane and Mary Thompson Sep 11 2021 12:00 AM

Keith and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. You have our condolences, we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. Sincerely, Tim and Pam Wagner.

Timothy Wagner Sep 11 2021 12:00 AM

Extending my deepest sympathy. May God grant his Peace to you all. Much love to the entire family.

Brenda A. Armstrong Sep 11 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Alvis Thompson

Gayle Conner Richmond Sep 10 2021 12:00 AM

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