Forace Lamar Thompson, 79, of Decatur, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023, in Georgia.
Husband of Annie Price Thompson, he was born in Cherokee County, SC and was a son of the late Horace Thompson, Sr. and the late Mrs. Ira Sherrill Thompson.
Forace was a member of Beulah Baptist Church in Decatur. He was a graduate of Granard High School, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a retiree of Avis Car Rental Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Lance Thompson, and brothers, Larry, Gene, and Charles Thompson.
He leaves to cherish loving memories: his wife, Annie, of the home; three brothers, Horace Thompson, Jr., of The Bronx, NY, Weldon Thompson, of Gaffney, and Maurice Thompson, of Charlotte, NC; two sisters, Blony Griffith (Brian), of Charlotte, NC and Bonnie Thompson, of The Bronx, NY; two aunts, Lillian Coulter, of Newton, NC and Maggie Hewie, of Brooklyn, NY; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, January 24th, in Beulah Baptist Church, Decatur, GA. A Service will be held on Wednesday, 12:00 noon, in Youngs Grove Baptist Church, Blacksburg, SC with The Reverend Dr. Larry Brooks officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.