Alvia Glenn Thompson, 87, of Fredericksburg, VA, formerly of Troy, Illinois, passed away at his home Wednesday, January 12, 2022, losing his fight with Alzheimer's disease.
Mr. Thompson was born March 30, 1934 in Hayesville, NC. Glenn enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1951, earning the rank of Master Sergeant and retired in 1977. Honorably discharged with many commendations as a Manpower specialist, he later served in the private sector for the USAF as a computer specialist for 20 years with distinction. In his spare time, he enjoyed traveling, gardening, music, and spending time with his yorkie, Willie.
Glenn is survived by his son, Mark and wife Ayisha Thompson of Merrill, WI; daughter Glenna Tate of Fredericksburg; grandson Brent Tate of Twentynine Palms, CA; brother and sister-in-law James Ray and Margot Thompson of Oklahoma City, OK; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur G. and Eva J. Mason Thompson; wife Melvadine Wilkinson Thompson; siblings Kermit and Garland Thompson, Gwen Coleman, Anita Colucci, and Eva Sienkiewicz; and son Steven M. Thompson.
Interment will be at a later date at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, Illinois.