Rev. Alfred C Thompson, 87, of East Hampton, NY died Mon., June 25th at the Colonial Poplin Nursing Home in Fremont, NH.
Rev. Thompson served in the US Navy during WW II in the South Pacific and years later joined the US Naval Reserves where he served as Chaplain for more than 25 years before retiring as a Captain. During his ministry with the United Methodist Conference, he served the following churches, East Hampton (NY) UMC, Goodsell Memorial UMC (Brooklyn), Vanderveer Park UMC (Brooklyn), Yorktown Heights (NY) UMC, and Fairfield (CT) UMC. He also was a Chaplain for the NY City Fire Department for more than 30 years and Senior Chaplain during 9/11, as well as a past National Chaplain of the American Legion. He was predeceased by his first wife Louise (Penner) Thompson, the mother of his four children, and his second wife Rev. Sheila Robbins Thompson and his brother Rev. Garfield Thompson.
He is survived by his children, Alfred C. Thompson, II and wife Thelma of Danville, NH; Keith Thompson and wife Cindy of McKinney, TX; Carolyn Thompson and her husband Randy of Freeport, GB; Erik Thompson and wife Denise of Bullville, NY; sister Evelyn Naevestad and husband Roy of Speculator, NY; stepsons Leonard Robbins and wife Linda of Oro Valley, AZ, Eric Robbins of Tucson, AZ and ten grandchildren; Alfred C Thompson III and wife Tori; Jason, Morgan, Madison and Hunter Thompson; Jared Thompson and wife Alicia, Kirsten and husband Donald Brew Jr. and Matthew Thompson; and Kathryn and Erik-Jon Thompson.
Funeral services will be at the East Hampton UMC, East Hampton NY on August 18th at 2:00pm.