Stanton Island, NY
Joseph “Randell” Thompson, Jr., 64, of Perry Ave., Stanton Island, NY, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 at his residence.
He was born, September 25, 1954 in Cabarrus County to the late Joseph R. Thompson, Sr. and the late Joyce Young Smith.
Randell was a 1972 graduate of Concord High School and a graduate of North Carolina Central University. He served in the United States Air Force and was currently employed with the State of New York as a Code Enforcer.
Services will be held Thursday, October 25, at Clark Funeral Home Chapel, 923 Indiana St., Kannapolis, NC. Visitation will be 10:00 – 11:00 AM with funeral services at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at the VA National Cemetery, Salisbury, NC.
The family will be meeting at the home of his sister at 168 Academy Ave., Concord, NC.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a half-sister, Elizabeth L. Jenkins and a step-brother, Billy Banner.
Those left to cherish fond memories include one sister, Melva S. Drye of Concord; two brothers, Michael Todd Smith (Theresa), Rodney Dean Smith (Tara) both of Concord; one step-sister, Sharon Banner of Concord; one uncle, William R. Young of St. Louis, o MO; one aunt, Mazella Young Steele of Concord; three nieces, Sutavia Johnson, Ariana Smith, Mirissa Smith; four nephews, Jimmy Drye, Jr., Devin Smith, Dwayne Jenkins (Tia), Darryll Jenkins; special friends, Vernon Russell, Ronald L. Smith, Clawzell F. Roseman, Doug Thompson and a host of other relatives and friends.
There's still time to send flowers to the Visitation at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on October 25, 2018.
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