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Walter Liston Thompson Sr. Dies at 87

Walter Liston Thompson Sr. Family and friends are advised of the death of our beloved Walter Liston Thompson Sr. on Aug. 22 at the age of 87 in New Hampshire.
Walter was born on Dec. 6, 1928, on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands to Elma Aurelia Dalbeck and Franklin Geraldo Thompson, who preceded him in death.
Thompson (as he was called by most) ran his Auto Repair Shop in Pollyberg for over 50 years, and he was considered one of the best auto mechanics on the Island. Walter loved his work! He only put down his tools when he became ill.
Thompson is survived by his wife of 65 years, Joyce Millicent Harrigan-Thompson; children: Diane Thompson, Joann Thompson-Fuller, Gail Thompson, Walter Thompson Jr., Donna Thompson-Dorsett and Dean Thompson Sr.; daughter-in-law, Barbara Francis-Thompson; granddaughters: Jamie Burke, Nicole Marie Burke, Wynisha Thuraia Fredericks, Adriane Dior Sewer-Clarke, Renee Hunter, ReAnna Hunter, Whitney Thompson, Mellissa Thompson, Dericka Shanice Joseph-Dorsett, Aaliyah Chamoi Dorsett, Desiree Zinobia Thompson, Kasheema Deanna Thompson, Denisha Thompson, Denikah Thompson, Deneen Thompson, De’Vaunee Thompson and Dej’a Thompson; and grandsons: Michael James Fuller II, Robert Hunter, Jonas Lee Dorsett, Devonte’ Thompson, Dean Thompson Jr. and De’Andre Thompson.
He is also survived by great-granddaughters: Zenzele’ Ayo Lawrence Clarke, Tafara Adisa Simone Clarke, Jaziyah “Nana” Thompson and Kayla Knight; great-grandsons: Israel Dunham, Clive Joseph, Damahli Joseph, Tristan Asante, Se’Maj Thomas, Aamir Thomas, Lion Nesta Tafarai Clarke, Sundiata Oluwale Maasai Clarke, Michael Fuller III, Maximo Fuller, K’mori Knight and Me’Shaun Wilkinson Jr.; brothers: Edward Frazer Sr., Raymond Frazer, Isborne Fredericks and Lionel Thompson; sisters: Doreen Samuel, Joycelyn Fredericks-Barzey and Ramona Fredericks-Hutton; special godchild, Carmen Y. Williams; and sisters-in-law: Gracita P. Joseph-Fredericks, Hilda Robinson-Frazer, Darlene Sheffer and Beryl Harrigan-Pettway.
Other survivors include brothers-in-law: Elton Barzey and William Hutton; nephews: Robert Gardner Jr., Edward Williams, Johannes Baptiste, Eugene Baptiste, Anthony Frazer, David Frazer, Edward Frazer Jr., James Frazer, Jason Fredericks, Derek Fredericks, Orion Thompson, Eugene Thompson Jr., Larry Thompson, Melvin Thompson, Emanuel Thompson, Lester Thompson and Lionel Thompson Jr.; and nieces: Genevieve Thompson-Colon, Cheryl Thompson, Lovey Mazique-Rivera, Marisia Mazique, Heidi Frazer-Lazard, Anita Frazer-Jones, Lori Frazer-Reed, Elizabeth Jendayi Frazer, Ramona Frazer, Tina Frazer, Cleopatra Thompson, Gina Fredericks-Swenson, Tanya Gardner-Osborne, Ericka Fredericks, Zina Marie Elizabeth Hutton, Lynnel Thompson-Harris and Beverly Thompson-Rivera.
More survivors are cousins: Nanton Moses, Lorne Moses, Ira Moses, Elena Moses-Eaton, Marion Abbott-Francis, Antonio Abbott, Julian Abbott, Emelda Nicholson, Luther Dorbeck, Eric MacFarlane, Elroy Pickering Sr., Leayle Pickering Sr., Trecia Isaac, Bernard Williams, Lloyd Williams, Keith Nicholson, the Stephens, the Georges, the O’Neils, the Dossetts and many other relatives; special friends: Mr. and Mrs. Alberto Lloyd, Miriam and Juan Rogers, Mr. and Mrs. Lucien (Spardy) Wallace Jr. Bassanio David, Wayne Fredericks, Winston Cid, Keith Williams, Vincent Normil, Fernando Normil, Teddy Thomas. Lynton (Bobby) Rabsatt, Clarice Penn, Warren (Tobago) Estrada, Elton Leonard and many other friends.
The first viewing will be held from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home.
The second viewing and tributes will take place from 9-10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, at Andrew’s Episcopal Church. The service will follow at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 1.
Professional Funeral Service Entrusted to Turnbull’s Funeral Home

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