Charles Nicholas Thompson

Published 11:58 am Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Charles Nicholas Thompson, 79, of Colonial Heights, VA, and most recently of Raleigh, NC, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018. Born in Kenbridge, VA, he was the son of the late Charles N. Thompson, Sr. and India Love Thompson. He was preceded in death by a sister, Grace Marshall. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Martha Thompson; daughter, Kim Thompson; son, Kevin Thompson and his wife, Jill; grandchildren, Kirstyn Thompson and Zachary Thompson; nephews, Le Marshall and Joshua Ramsay; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Ramsay and her husband, Allen. Charles served in the U.S. Navy from 1962 – 1966. He was employed with C&P Telephone Company retiring after 33 years of service. He was an active member of the Sierra Club in Richmond. He enjoyed photography and traveling. Charles was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. The family received friends Friday, July 20, at the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. A graveside service was conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Southlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be donated to Condolences may be registered at www.