Murry Leroy Thompson, 84, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Scotland Neck. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. The Reverend Doctor Allen Cherry and the Reverend Doctor James Drake will be presiding.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
Murry was a loving husband, father, and PaPa. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Scotland Neck and a farmer in Oak City for many years.
Murry was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Emily Thompson; and his brothers, Alfred Thompson, Thomas Thompson, Billy Thompson, and Albert Thompson.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Lawrence Thompson; his daughter, Emily Grace Bradshaw and husband Wayne of Rocky Mount; his sons, Lee Thompson and wife Mary Jo of Warsaw and J. Lewis Thompson and wife Nanette of Tarboro; four grandchildren, Tim Bradshaw and wife Emily, David Bradshaw and wife Candice, Rachel Thompson, and Emily Thompson; and one great-granddaughter, Katelyn Bradshaw.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 539, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.